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Rib Lake Lumber Co. #1 - s/n 1755
Built 06/09/1906 - Std. gauge - 8" x 12" cylinders -
29" drivers - 28 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive operated at the company's Rib Lake, Wisconsin location.

Photo credit:  The Wisconsin Logging Book, 1839-1939

Rich Lumber Co. #1 - s/n 309  - near Gardeau, Pennsylvania
Built 08/26/1890 - Std. gauge - 9" x 8" cylinders - 28" drivers - 20 tons - 2 trucks


The locomotive operated on the company's Keystone Railroad.
Rich Lumber Co. #4 - s/n 553 - @ Wanakena, New York 
Built 04/14/1898 - Std. gauge - 12" x 12" cylinders - 32" drivers
- 50 tons - 3 trucks

The photo caption incorrectly states the locomotive's road number as #5.

>The photo was taken circa late 1902 or thereafter when the company's operations in Granere, Pennsylvania closed and moved to Wanakena.  The locomotive cab is still lettered for the Granere location's South Branch Railroad.
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Richton Investment Co. #65 - s/n 1738 - near Richton, Mississippi on April 2, 1941
Built 09/08/1906 ~ Std. gauge ~ 12" x 15" cylinders ~ 36" drivers ~ 65 tons ~ 3 trucks
Riderville, Centerville & Blockton Railroad  #510 - s/n 510
Built 07/23/1896 - 40" gauge - 9
" x 8" cylinders - 27" drivers - 20 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive, owned by the E. E. Jackson Lumber Co,  operated near Riderville, Alabama


The photo is part of the Duke and Weeks collection hosted by the Alabama Department of Archives & History ~ Photo ID: Q9477

Rio Grande & Pagosa Springs RR #1 - s/n 1561
Built 08/17/1905 ~ 36" gauge ~ 10
" x 12" cylinders ~ 29" drivers ~ 37 tons ~ 2 trucks

The railroad, owned by the New Mexico Lumber Co., was located near Lumberton, New Mexico.  The locomotive was the railroad's third to carry the #1 road number.  It was destined to be renumbered by the railroad to carry the #4 road number.
Photo credit: Pagosa's Railroads

Ritter, W. M.  Lumber Co. #7 - s/n 2519 - Devon, West Virginia 
Built 02/17/1912 - 36" gauge -  8" x 12" cylinders - 29" drivers - 32 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive operated on the company's Big Sandy & Cumberland RR.
This common carrier railroad was chartered by the W. M. Ritter Lumber Company of Columbus, Ohio on January 25,1900.
Photo & data source: "American Narrow Gauge Railroads" by George W. Hilton /  Stanford University Press -  Stanford,  California 1990.   <>  Ed Bond collection.
Ritter, W. M.  Lumber Co. #19 - s/n 1568 - near Swandale, West Virginia
Built 09/16/1905 - Std. gauge -12" x 15" cylinders - 36" drivers - 65 tons - 3 trucks

Photo courtesy of the Marc Reusser collection.
Roaring Camp & Big Trees Narrow Gauge RR  #7 - s/n 2465 - preserved at Felton, California
Built 07/28/1911 - 36" gauge - 11" x 12" cylinders - 32" drivers - 60 tons - 3 trucks
Rockport Redwood Co. #52 - s/n 1685 @ Rockport, California in 1940
Built 04/20/1906 - Std gauge - 10" x 10
"  cylinders - 28" drivers - 33 tons - 2 trucks

 
Rockport Redwood Co. #53 - s/n 2847 @ Rockport, California in 1940
Built 05/05/1916 - Std gauge - 12" x 15
" cylinders  - 36" drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks
 
Rockport Redwood Co. #53 - s/n 2847 near Rockport, California in November, 1938
Built 05/05/1916 - Std. gauge -12" x 15" cylinders -
36" drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks

 

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Ross-Saskatoon Lumber Co. Ltd. #1 - s/n 2253 -  @ East Kootenay,  British Columbia, Canada - taken 1914
Built 02/02/1910 - 42" gauge - 8" x 10" cylinders - 26" drivers - 28 tons - 2 trucks




 
Ross-Saskatoon Lumber Co. Ltd. #2 - s/n 2623
Built 03/18/1913 - 42" gauge -  8
" x 12" cylinders - 29" drivers - 32 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Waldo, British Columbia, Canada
The photo is part of the BC Archives Collection hosted by the Royal BC Museum  ~ : Call Number: C-08534

rowelsburg_&_southern_3-t150.jpg (4027 bytes) Rowlesburg & Southern RR #3s/n 3067 -  Rowlelburg, West Virginia
Built 03/30/1920 - Std gauge - 10" x 10" cylinders - 29"  drivers - 36 tons
- 2 trucks

Photo source: Robert S. Waller Coll.

Rowlesburg & Southern #4 - s/n 746 - Rowlesburg, West Virginia
Built 12/02/1902 - Std. gauge - cylinders 12" x 12"  - 32" drivers - 50 tons - 3 trucks

Photo from the Donald R. Hensley, Jr. collection with permission - 1999
    


Royston Lumber Co. Ltd. #2 -  s/n 3246
Built 12/15/1923 ~ Std. gauge ~ 10" x 12" cylinders ~ 29"  drivers ~ 42 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive operated at  the company's Cumberland, British Columbia, Canada location.
Photo credit:
Cumberland Museum and Archives
Top photo: circa 1920  ~ Bottom photo: circa 1919
 

Rumbarger, Jacob L. Lumber Co. #301 - s/n 301
Built 05/16
/1890 - 42" gauge - 9" x 8" cylinders - 26" drivers - 20 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Dobbins, West Virginia.
Photo published in Tucker County  Available >here<  

Rusk Iron Works - s/n 131
Built 06/04/1885 - 36" gauge - (2) 8" x 8" cylinders - 26" drivers - 9 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive, named Belle of Rusk, operated near Rusk, Texas.  The text on the water tank reads  "Rusk Iron Works  /  Belle of Rusk"  
Photo hosted by the Stella Hill Memorial Library, Alto, Texas 

Russ, J. M. Lumber Co. - s/n 37
Built 06/05/1882 ~ 36" gauge ~ (2) 8
" x 8" cylinders ~ 24"  drivers ~ 8 tons ~ 2 trucks

Although the photo is of s/n 37 located near Collins, Mississippi, the precise owner of the locomotive as pictured is unknown.   Of the three Collins, Mississippi owners of the locomotive, the one noted above has been arbitrarily assigned to facilitate publication of the photo here-in. 

Photo credit: David Price collection at SamLindsey.com.    Despite the photo's hosting site noting the locomotive is s/n 290, the staff of Shaylocomotives.com has since definitively identified the locomotive as s/n 37.

Russell Fork Transportation Co. #8 - s/n 2436 - destined for Honaker, Virginia
Built 03/18/1911 - Std. gauge -
12" x 15" cylinders - 36" drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks

The company was owned by the Honaker Lumber Co.   
This image appeared on page 71 of Logging and Lumbering or Forest Utilization by C. A. Schenck

edward_rutledge_tbr_104-t150.jpg (6136 bytes) Edward Rutledge Timber Co. #104 - s/n 3075 - destined for Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Built 04/21/1920 - Std. gauge - 12" x 15" cylinders - 36" drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks


 

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