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For Sale

GE 25-ton Switcher

April 3, 2023

A 7.5" gauge gasoline powered 4-wheel switcher and has about 50 hours of use. It fire up easily, runs with no trouble and has a fiberglass shell.

About 200 pounds in weight, it is easy to transport and a great runner for someone starting out with in the hobby!

This locomotive can be seen at the Golden Gate Live Steamers club facility in Tilden Park, Berkeley California and a test run can be arranged.

Price: $2,500 firm.

If interested or for more information, please feel free to email Chris Smith at:

For Sale

Shop Equipment

March 1, 2023

Chinese Drill/Mill 1/2 hp, 220 VAC motor, 1.5: x 22" table with vise, end mills, collets, drill chuck, boring head with boring tools

Taiwan Engine lathe, bench type, 7" swing, 9" gap bed x 18" between centers, 1/2 hp, 110 VAC motor, quickchange gear box, turret-type tool post, face plate, 3 & 4 jaw chucks, steady rests, miscellaneous cutters.

Arbor press, 2-ton capacity

Craftsman drill press, floor type, 1/3 hp 110 VAC motor, 7" swing, ½" capacity.

Enco Metal cutting band saw, horizontal & vertical 1/3 hp 110 VAC motor, 4" x 7" capacity.

Sears Radial arm saw, 10" blade, ¾ hp 110 VAC motor with extra blades. Needs repaired but priced to sell.

Air compressor, ¾ hp 110 VAC motor with 50' hose.

Victor Ox-acetylene welding/cutting set, including small tanks, hoses.

Portable tool cabinet & machinist tools.

Miscellaneous hand tools.

All this can be viewed in Walnut Creek. If questions or interested in any of these items, please contact:

John Munro

Walnut Creek, 



(925) 946-9286