The locomotive is a reproduction of an American type (4-4-0) locomotive, a type common on North American railroads in the mid to late 19th Century.
The locomotive is seen today and it's operational on the Steam into History railroad in New Freedom, PA.
No. 17 is liveried in North Central Railway colours.
No. 17 is a replica of a Civil War-era American type locomotive.
On November, 2013 it was being visited by The Leviathan for a recreation of of the famous Great Locomotive Chase from New Freedom to Granary Road, where a pair of photo run-bys were held, and the two engines ran to Granary Road once again, this time to participate in a reenactment of the Driving of the Golden Spike, and completion of the transcontinental Railroad back in May 1869.