Oregon Trails: Locomotive Number 4

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MEDFORD, Ore. — 15 years after it was first taken apart for repairs, the re-assembly of a historic Southern Oregon landmark is underway.

A rare steam locomotive that helped establish Southern Oregon as a major timber producing region is on its way back to operation again.

NewsWatch 12’s Ron Brown was at Railroad Park as a team of volunteers reached a milestone in the restoration of Medco Steam Locomotive Number 4.

The story of that engine, and its role in local history, is this episode of Oregon Trails. Click the video above for more information.