Madison Railroad’s number 3 (Little Lady) is one of three locomotives used at Kennedy Space Center for the Space Shuttle Program. It was the last locomotive used at Kennedy Space Center that NASA operated. It was the only NASA locomotive that was painted red, white & blue. NASA 3 is listed on the Historic American Engineering Record with its other two sisters.
Locomotive 3 was built as Toledo Peoria & Western Railroad number 306 in May of 1970. Purchased by NASA on July 24th, 1984. Rebuilt and put into service to support the Space Shuttle Program. Repainted in 2008 in its current red, white & blue. Came to Madison Railroad in May of 2015.
CMPA 4 is one of two locomotives that the Madison Railroad acquired in November of 2015 from the Crane Naval Depot in Crane, Indiana.
CMPA 4 was originally built for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in October of 1943 as number 15. Later it was renumbered 104 and then 617 when it was working for the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad. After retirement it was sold to the United States Navy. It was rebuilt in 1985 and maintained at the Crane Naval Locomotive Facility.
Memorial Day 2018 will be a special day for CMPA 4. The locomotive will be officially dedicated to the men and women that served in the United States Navy. CMPA 4 will be painted up in the traditional Navy blue and yellow, much like the Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron.
CMPA 5 is the second of two locomotives that the Madison Railroad acquired in November of 2015 from the Crane Naval Depot in Crane, Indiana. CMPA 5 actually came to Madison Railroad as locomotive number 10 but will be officially renumbered to number 5 on Memorial Day of 2018.
CMPA 5 (10) was originally built for the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railroad in August of 1943 as number 30. It was later renumbered to number 50 and then 2150 when working for the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. After retirement it was sold to the United States Navy. It was rebuilt in 1985 and maintained at the Crane Naval Locomotive Facility.
On Memorial Day 2018, CMPA 5 will be officially dedicated to all branches of the military. This would include all men and women who are currently serving our country, veterans and those that have fallen in service to our country. CMPA 5 will be painted in the traditional dark green with yellow stripes.
City of Madison Port Authority Locomotive Number 2013.
Built for the US Army in May 1951 and was numbered USAX 2013. Locomotive is very original to it's 1951 design.