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Aberdeen & Hazen -   North Carolina - built 01-1891- Class "B" - approximately 13 tons
The locomotive was named "C. W. Tarbell".  It had solid rather than the typical spoked wheels and was believed to be the first Class "B" built.
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Kulp & Thomas Co. #1 - Milroy, Miflin County, Pennsylvania - circa 1894
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Nichola Lumber Co.'s "Ruth Park" - c/n 143, built April 1894 - Purchased new by the company and sold to an unknown party in 1906.  Photo circa 1898 at Nichola, Clarke Co., Alabama USA.  From the Phillip Kotheimer colleciton.    Photo research credits to Tom Lawson, author of the
"Logging Railroads of Alabama", where this and many other geared locomotive photos can be found.
gw-wilson-1-log-rr-mrylnd-t150.jpg (3481 bytes) Wilson Lumber Co. #1 - @Wilson, WV - Class "A" - 13 ton - two truck - vertical boiler - double flange wheels for operation on wood rail or possibly log "pole" rail.
4-wheel-t150.jpg (4992 bytes) Class "A" - four wheeled - two axle - side rods - called "grasshoppers" - built by Dunkirk Iron Works, the predecessor to Dunkirk Engineering Company.  Not of the Gilbert design.
class-a-scott-t150.jpg (4426 bytes) Class "A" - two truck - Charles D. Scott, inventor of the Climax Locomotive, pictured at left. Photo from the Wells Eugene Scott collection.
mn-4-t2.jpg (2573 bytes) Tionesta Valley Railroad - Class "A" - two truck near Duhring, Pennsylvania. Photo credit Jane Bollinger.
acme-t150.jpg (3133 bytes) Acme Extract Co. #1 - Class "A" - two truck - 3' gauge - @Dunkirk, NY 1898 - From Harold K. Vollrath collection, with permission.
class-a-dwg-side-t150.jpg (3278 bytes) Class "A" Two Truck - drawing by David M. Hoffman, author "The Geared Locomotives of Dunkirk". With permission.
class-b-patent-dwg1-t150.jpg (3295 bytes) Class "B" patent drawing. From "The Geared Locomotives of Dunkirk". With permission.
blaisdell-t150.jpg (3702 bytes) J. W. Blaisdell #2 - Class "B" - two truck - 16 ton  @ Bradford, PA - Dec. 1891 - From Harold K. Vollrath collection, with permission
cl-2-t.jpg (3123 bytes) Fox and Crain - Class "B" - Forest County, Pennsylvania - Photo credit Forest Press

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