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18″ Gauge Locomotives


Battery-powered locomotives were originally invented in 1837. They have been reliable workhorses above and below ground ever since.

3.5-ton Warren Atlas “K” Locomotives

For Sale Atlas K 3.5 Ton Locomotive

Warren-modified Atlas “K” 3.5-ton locomotives, 60V Battery-powered, Warren NextTec Computer Controller with easy joystick control for safe electronic speed and braking control, disc brakes. Vintage 1950s, used in gold mines in Canada and rebuilt in 2001 in Canada, brought up to modern standards, used in a tunneling project in Walnut Creek, CA and then rebuilt in 2008. Motors fully rebuilt. 60V 525 Amp-hour battery. Used in public Julian Train & Gold Mine Tours. Link and pin coupling, 18″ gauge. Easy to maintain and fun to drive. Historic, powerful locomotives. Industrial Grade.

3-ton Atlas “K” Locomotive

Fpr Sale Train Equipment

Vintage 1950s, 3-ton Atlas “K” locomotives– Storage Battery-powered, Warren NexTec Computer Motor Controllers with easy joystick control for safe electronic speed and braking control, 60V, Disc Brakes, built by Atlas Car & Manufacturing Company in Cleveland, Ohio. 18″ gauge (can easily be converted to 24″ gauge). Industrial Grade.

3-ton Mancha “Titan ANX” Locomotive

For Sale vintage 1926 Mancha Titan ANX 3-ton locomotive

(Quantity 1) Vintage 1926, 3-ton Mancha Titan ANX (“X” means “external frame” on axles) Locomotive, Trolley-type Controller, Storage Battery powered. Used in the Silver mines in Ely, Nevada. Built by Mancha Storage Battery Locomotive Co., St. Louis, MO. 18″ gauge. Industrial Grade, OPERATIONAL.

1.5-ton Atlas “J” Locomotive

1.5-ton Atlas "J" locomotive

1.5-ton Atlas “J” locomotive, 40V Battery-powered, Warren NextTec Computer Controller with joystick control for safe electronic speed and braking control . Built by Atlas Car & Manufacturing Co., Cleveland, Ohio, vintage 1940s. Used in mines in Arizona and New Mexico. Historic locomotive, 18″ gauge.

60V Industrial Batteries for Locomotives

60V battery for gold mining locomotive

60V 525 Amp-hours, Industrial Batteries for Atlas “K” and Mancha “Titan” 60V locomotives. Industrial for long running, 2700 lbs. each.

Industrial Chargers for 60V Batteries & 1 Probit Locomotive Diagnostic Tool

Charger for tunneling and gold mining locomotives

“Extreme Power” Industrial Charger for locomotive 60V batteries. Connects to batteries using Anderson SB quick connectors. Includes battery diagnosis, power level, charge, and equalize charge settings. FULLY OPERATIONAL

PROBIT Locomotive Controller Diagnostic Tool for interfacing with computer controllers.

Additional Facts & Specs–

“Steam” Battery Locomotive

"Steam" Storage Battery Locomotive

The “Atlas” battery locomotives can be modified to look like steam locomotives as in this example.

Atlas “K” Locomotive Ad

Gold Mining Locomotive used in Gold Mines throughout the world made in U.S.A.

Atlas “K” Original Specs

Mine Locomotive information

Historic Atlas Locomotives

Atlas Locomotive Ad Page from mining catalog

Atlas “J” Locomotive Ad

Gold Mining Equipment

Atlas “J” Original Specs

Atlas J Locomotive specs