Vulcan Iron Works

Geared Steam Locomotive Works

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The Vulcan Iron Works of San Francisco, California built both rod and geared type steam locomotives.   A roster of Vulcan's known geared models follows courtesy of  John Taubeneck:      


Type| Cylinders| Driver
Dia. |
Wt.| Gauge|

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Date

0-4-0G	9X18		34"	8 tons	5'	May 1861   $4000

	Oregon Steam Navigation Co. "OREGON PONY"   (first ran May 10, 1862)
	David Hewes (Steam Paddy Co.)   San Francisco, CA   1867
	Duncan Bros. Lbr. Co. "Mrs. Duncan's Teakettle"   1869-1879?
	David Hewes   San Francisco, CA 1879 or later
	State of Oregon   1905   (donated by Hewes) (stored at UP Albina shops)
	Portland, OR Union Station (display)   1926
	Cascade Locks, OR Museum (display)   1970

Type| Cylinders| Driver
Dia. |
Wt.| Gauge|

Build / Acquire
Date

0-4-0G	8X12		36"		5'	May 22, 1866
	David Hewes (Steam Paddy Co.) "PLUTO"   San Francisco, CA
		(vertical boiler & cylinders)

Type| Cylinders| Driver
Dia. |
Wt.| Gauge|

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Date

0-8-0G					Std	April 1867

	Black Diamond Coal Co. "HAYWARD"
	Pacific Iron & Nail Co.   West Oakland, CA   1900+
	Scrapped

Type| Cylinders| Driver
Dia. |
Wt.| Gauge|

Build / Acquire
Date

0-4-0G	8X12		35"	

	City Grading Co.   San Francisco, CA
	Caspar Lbr. Co. "PANSY" later "JUMBO"   Caspar, CA   May 1875
	Whitney Bros.   San Francisco, CA   1948
	Scrapped

John compiled this roster utilizing the following resources:

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