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Michigan-California Lumber Co. #2 - s/n 122
Built  09-17
-1884 - 37" gauge - (2) 10" x 8" cylinders - 26" drivers - 15 tons - 2 trucks
The locomotive as pictured is  36" gauge.

The locomotive operated near Camino, California
Michigan-California Lumber Co. #4 - s/n 2369 - at the company's Camp #15 near Camino, California on August 3, 1941
Built 09/16/1910 - 36" gauge - 10" x 10" cylinders - 29" drivers - 36 tons - 2 trucks

This is the company's second #4 locomotive.

Michigan-California Lumber Co. #5 - s/n 797 @  Pino Grande, California on September 3, 1943
Built 06/05/1903 - 36" gauge - 9
" x 9" - 26" drivers - 23 tons - 2 trucks

 
Michigan-California Lumber Co. #7 - s/n 868
Built 03/08/1904 ~ 36" gauge ~ 10" x 10" cylinders ~ 28" drivers ~ 33 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Camino, California
The photo is from the Washington State Archives ~ AR255-114-0-1_L-1119 
Michigan-California Lumber Co. #8 - s/n 1628 near the company's Camp #10 on August 14, 1942
Built 04/02/1905 - 36" gauge - 11" x 12" cylinders -
32" drivers - 45 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Camino, California.

Michigan-California Lumber Co. #9 - s/n 2662  @  Camino, California
Built 03/18/1913 - 36" gauge - 10" x 12" cylinders - 29" drivers - 36 tons - 2 trucks

This photo depicts the locomotive at some point after it was converted to an oil burner in 1946.
 

Michigan-California Lumber Co. #10 - s/n 2756
Built 04/17/1914 - 36" gauge - 11" x 12" cylinders - 32" drivers - 50 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Camino, California
Michigan-California Lumber Co. #12 - s/n 2960
Built 01/16/1918 ~ 36" gauge ~
10" x 10" cylinders - 29" drivers - 36 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Camino, California.
The photo is from the Martin E. Hansen Collection
Michigan-California Lumber Co. #15 - s/n 3212 - near Pino Grande, California
Built 05/19/1923 - 36" gauge - 10" x 12" cylinders -
29" drivers - 42 tons - 2 trucks

 
Mid-Continent Iron Co. #4 - s/n 3015
Built 11/04/1918 - Std gauge - 11
" x 12" cylinders - 32" drivers - 60 tons - 3 trucks

The locomotive operated near Fremont, Missouri.
The photo is from the Washington State Archives ~ John T. Labbe Collection ~ ID = AR255-114-0-1_L-2845_1-2
Mill Creek Railroad #2 - s/n 2696
Built 02/20/1914 ~ Std gauge ~ 12" x 15" cylinders ~ 36" drivers ~ 70 tons ~ 3 trucks

The locomotive, owned by the Millboro Lumber Co., operated near Hotchkiss, Virginia
The photo is from the Jeff Dickerson collection

Mill Valley & Mt. Tamalpais Scenic Railway #498 - s/n 498 
Built 01/23/1896 - Std. gauge - 9" x 8" cylinders -
26" drivers - 20 tons - 2 trucks

The railway operated between Mill Valley and Mt. Tamalpais, California.
This image appeared on page 218 of the March, 1897 issue of Locomotive Engineering.

Miller, J. B.   Logging Co. #2 - s/n 1631
Built 02/01/1906 ~ Std gauge ~ 10" x 12" cylinders ~ 29" drivers ~ 37 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Cathlamet, Washington and was on lease by the logging company.
The photo is from the Washington State Historical Society ~ ID: 2004.69.21

Miller, J. B.  Logging Co. #3 - s/n 2176
Built 05/13/1910 - Std gauge - 11" x 12" cylinders - 32" drivers - 50 tons - 2 trucks

he locomotive operated near Cathlamet, Washington and was on lease by the logging company.
The photo is from the Washington State Historical Society ~ ID: 2004.69.8
 

Millstone Valley Railroad #1 - s/n 447 - at left in photo.
Built 07/25
/1893 - 36" gauge - (2)8" x 12" cylinders - 26⅝" drivers - 17 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive, owned by Wagner & Wilson, operated near Marienville, Pennsylvania
The photo was published in Forest County
 

Milstead Railroad #2 - s/n 1675
Built 08/30/1906 - Std. gauge - 11" x 12" cylinders - 32" drivers - 45 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive, owned by the Milstead Manufacturing Co.,  operated near Conyers, Georgia.
Photo hosted by: Milstead, Georgia ~ Rootsweb pages

Milton Creek Logging Co. #2 - s/n 2365
Built 08/16/1910 ~ Std. gauge ~ 10" x 12" cylinders ~ 29" drivers ~ 42 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Yankton, Oregon.

The photo is from the Washington State Archives ~ John T. Labbe Collection ~ ID = AR255-114-0-1_LL-0124
Milwaukee Lumber Co. #1 - s/n 2615
Built 02/11/1913 ~ Std gauge ~
11" x 12" cylinders - 32" drivers - 50 tons -  2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Fernwood, Idaho.  It was one of two Shays that ran with the road #1 for the company within Idaho.  The 2nd being s/n 2398.
The photo is from the Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive ~ Walt Ainsworth Collection
~ ID = WWASL-A0885
Milwaukee Lumber Co. #8 - s/n 2467
Built 08/01/
1911 - Std gauge - 11" x 12" cylinders - 32" drivers - 50 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Saint Maries, Idaho
The photo is from the Washington State Archives ~ John T. Labbe Collection ~ ID = AR255-114-0-1_L-0625  
Mineral Lake & Western #1 - s/n 2146
Built 03/09/1909 ~ Std. gauge ~ 11" x 12" cylinders ~ 32" drivers ~ 50 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive, owned by the Mellen Lumber Co.,  operated near Mellen, Wisconsin
The photo is from the University of Wisconsin (Madison) ~ with the ID: EcoNatRes.wgnhs1075.bib
Mississippi Lumber Co. #431 - s/n 431 ~ circa 1905 ~ at left in photo.
Built 03/02/1893 ~ Std gauge ~ 10" x 10" cylinders ~
28" drivers ~ 28 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Quitman, Mississippi
The photo is from the Gil Hoffman Collection at Mississippi Rails

Missouri Southern Railroad #4 ~ s/n 2025
Built 12/18/1907 ~ Std
gauge ~ 11" x 12" cylinders ~ 32" drivers ~ 50 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive, owned by the
Missouri Southern Railroad Co., operated near Leeper, Missouri.
The photo is from the State Historical Society of Missouri
Mitchell & McClure Logging Railroad #4s/n 417 
Built 11/26
/1892 ~ Std gauge ~ 10" x 10" cylinders ~ 28" drivers ~ 28 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive, owned by Mitchell & McClure, operated near Duluth, Minnesota
The photos were published in Minnesota Logging Railroads

 
Mobile & Gulf Railroad #7 - s/n 2094
Built 05/29
/1908 - Std gauge - (2)7" x 12" cylinders - 26" drivers - 18 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive, owned by the W. P. Brown & Sons Lumber Co., operated near Fayette, Alabama
The photo is hosted by Mississippi Rails

Mowbray & Robinson Co. - s/n 2104
Built 07/28/1908 ~ 36" gauge ~ (2)6" x 10" cylinders ~ 22" drivers ~ 13 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Viper, Kentucky.
The photo is from the Kentucky Coal Towns Facebook page.


Mohawk Lumber Co. #1 -  s/n 2293
Built 03/10/1910 ~ Std. gauge ~ 8" x 12" cylinders ~
26" drivers ~ 28 tons ~ 2 trucks

The company, located near Donna, Oregon, was owned by the Auld Brothers Lumber Co.
Photo credit: Polley collection and  Curtis Irish















 

Molino Timber Co. #1 - s/n 2590 - Loma Prieta, California
Built 10/04/1912 - 30" gauge - (2) 5" x 8" cylinders - 20" drivers - 10 tons - 2 truck

Photo source: Doug Richter coll.  - with permission

Moltz Lumber Co. #1 - s/n 2778 @ Lake Toxaway, North Carolina in 1934
Built 12/10/1915 - Std. gauge - 11
" x  12" - 32" drivers - 50 tons - 2 trucks


 
Monongalia County Road Dept. #1 - s/n 3088  - destined for Madisonville, West Virginia
Built 05/08/1920 - 24" gauge - 4
" x 8"  cylinders - 22" drivers - 10 tons - 2 trucks
 

Monroe Logging Co. #3 - s/n 2653
Built 07/15/1913 - Std. gauge - 12" x 15" cylinders - 36" drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks

The locomotive operated near Machias, Washington
Photo hosted by the Granite  Falls Historical Museum of Granite Falls, Washington
Moore & Smith Lumber Co. #1 -  s/n 350 - near Sanger, California
Built 05/18/1891 - 36" gauge - 10" x 10" cylinders - 38" drivers - 28 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive bears the name "Sequoia".
Moore Mill & Lumber Co. #1 ~ s/n 3211
Built 06/04/1923 - Std gauge - 10" x 10
" cylinders - 29" drivers - 36 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive, named the "John A. Moore", operated near Bandon, Oregon.
The photo is from the Washington State Archives ~ John T. Labbe Collection ~ ID = AR255-114-0-1_LL-1541
Moose River Railroad #1 ~ s/n 230
Built 02/25/1889 ~ Std
gauge ~ 10" x 10" cylinders ~ 29" drivers ~ 28 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive, named "
General Harrison", was owned by C. H. Stevens & Co..  It operated near St. Johnsbury, Vermont and was their first locomotive to carry the #1 road number. 
The photo is from the University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library ~ Tennie Toussaint Collection ~ ID= uvmsctous2002
Monroe & Southwestern Railway #102 - s/n 2267
Built 01/15/1910 ~ Std gauge ~ 10" x 10" cylinders ~ 28" drivers ~ 36 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive, owned by the Grayling Lumber Co., operated near Monroe, Louisiana
The photo is from the Tammy Bonner Smith collection.

Montana Gold Placer Mining Co. #456 -  s/n 456
Built 09/16/1893 - 36" gauge - (2) 7" x 12" cylinders - 26" drivers - 13 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Quartz, Montana
Photo hosted by: Montana Memory Project

Montana Union Railway #75 - s/n 313
Built 11/13/1890 - Std. gauge - 15" x 16" cylinders - 40" drivers - 91 tons - 3 trucks

The locomotive operated near Butte, Montana 
Moreton Central Sugar Mill - s/n 2800 - near Mapleton, Queensland, Australia  in 1940
Built 11/23/1914 - 24" gauge - (2) 6" x 10" cylinders -
22" drivers - 13 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive, named Mapleton, operated on the mill's Mapleton Tramway.
Photo credit: Sunshine Coast Libraries of Queensland 
Moreton Central Sugar Mill - s/n 2091 - destined for Nambour, Queensland, Australia in 1908
Built 05/18/1909 - 24" gauge - (2) 6" x 10" cylinders - 22"
 drivers - 13 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive, named Dulong, operated on the mill's Mapleton Tramway.
Photo credit: Sunshine Coast Libraries of Queensland 

Morgan & Wright Tire Co. #1 - s/n 2936
Built 09/01/1917 - Std. gauge - 12" x 12" cylinders - 36" drivers - 60 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive operated in the company's Detroit, Michigan plant. 
At one time the company was the world's largest manufacturer of rubber automotive and bicycle tires.
Photo published in 1921 Shay Locomotive Parts Catalog  Available >here<

Morley Cypress Co. #1- s/n 2016
Built 08/29/1907 - Std gauge -  8" x 8" cylinders -
26" drivers - 24 tons - 2 trucks

The company's base of operations was in Morley, Louisiana.
This image appeared in the August, 1915 issue of The Locomotive World periodical.
 
Morning Mining & Milling Co. #2 - s/n 522
Built 10/21
/1896 - 36" gauge - 11" x 12" cylinders - 32" drivers - 45 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive, named "John S. George", operated near Mullan, Idaho
Morse Brothers Lumber Co. #10 - s/n 2554
Built 02/01/1913 ~ Std. gauge ~ 11" x 12" cylinders ~ 32" drivers ~ 50 tons ~ 2 trucks

The company regauged the locomotive to operate on it's 42" gauge railroad near Helen, Georgia.   The Shay in "helper service" at the far end of the pictured log train was likely the company's #11  s/n 2555.

Photo credit: Raybun County Historical Society

Morton, Lewis & Willey Lumber Co.  #5 - s/n 684 -  Bristol, Tennessee - taken 1904 
Built 12/13/1901 - 36" gauge - 8" x 12" cylinders - 26" drivers - 25 tons - 2 trucks - "T" boiler

The locomotive operated on the company's Holston Valley Railroad
Photo Credit: Redden Archives Collection

Mosher & McDonald Logging Co. #1- s/n 337
Built 03/02/1891 - Std gauge - 8" x 8" cylinders - 26" drivers - 24 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive, named "Belle", operated at the company's Olympia, Washington location.
Photo by Darius Kinsey courtesy of the Marc Reusser collection.

 

Mount Emily Lumber Co. #1 - s/n 3233 - near Prineville, Oregon  - Operational
Built 9/28/1923 - Std. gauge -13" x 15" cylinders - 36" drivers - 80 tons - 3 trucks

Photo by Martin Hansen

Mount Emily Lumber Co. #5 - s/n 2614
Built 01/20/1913 - Std gauge - 11" x 12" cylinders - 32" drivers - 50 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Hilgard, Oregon
The photo is from the Marten E. Hansen collection.
Mount Hebron Lumber #1 - s/n 154
Built 09/07/1886 - 36" gauge - 10" x 10" cylinders -
28" drivers - 28 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Mount Hebron, California before it was stored as pictured.   It was regauged to 30" as pictured after it was built.
Photo hosted by:
Pacific Coast Narrow Gauge
 

Mount Hood Railroad Co. #1s/n 951 
Built 04/11
/1905 ~ Std. gauge ~ (2) 8" x 12" cylinders ~ 26" drivers ~ 18 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive, named "Little Bud" and owned by the Oregon Lumber Co.,  operated near Hood River, Oregon
The photo was
published in Pacific Slope Railroads ~ From 1854 - 1900
Mount Jewett, Kinzua & Riterville Railroad #1 - s/n 243 near Kushequa, Pennsylvania
Built 07/15/1889 - Std gauge - 
10" x 10" cylinders - 28" drivers - 28 tons - 2 trucks
The locomotive, named "Dan Fenton" was owned by
McClelland & Kane.

Photo hosted by: Smethport, Pennsylvania History

Mount Jewett, Kinzua & Riterville Railroad #2 - s/n 325 near Kushequa, Pennsylvania
Built 01/27/1891 - Std gauge - 12" x 12" cylinders - 32" drivers - 50 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive, named "Edward Bellamy" was owned by McClelland & Kane.

 
Mount Penn Gravity Railroad #2 - s/n 276
Built 03/28/1890 - Std gauge - 10" x 10" cylinders - 29" drivers - 28 tons - 2 trucks

The railroad was located near Reading, Pennsylvania
Mount Penn Gravity Railroad #3 - s/n 277 near Reading, Pennsylvania
Built 05/07/1890 - Std gauge - 10" x 10
" cylinders - 29" drivers - 28 tons - 2 trucks

Photo courtesy of the Marc Reusser collection.
Mount Shasta Power Corp. #5 - s/n 3263
Built 08/08/1924 ~ Std.  gauge ~ 12" x 15" cylinders ~ 36"
 drivers ~ 70 tons ~ 3 trucks

The locomotive operated near Bartle, California
Mount Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railway #3 s/n 646 - Mill Valley, California  - circa 1915
Built 04/25/1901 - Std. gauge - cylinders 10" x 10" - 28"
drivers - 32 tons - 2 trucks
The locomotive was named "Tamalpais".      Click here for book about.

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Mount Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railway #5 - s/n 1666 1 -  Departing for Mill Valley, California  from the "Tavern" 
Built 06/11/1906 - Std. gauge - 10" x 10" cylinders - 28" drivers - 37 tons - 2 trucks

1930's photo by Fred Stoes 

 

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Mount Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railway #7- s/n 1945 1 -  Mill Valley, California  - taken 1920's
Built 4/8/1907 - Std. gauge - 10" x 10" cylinders - 28" drivers - 36 tons - 2 trucks



 
Mount Tamalpais & Muir Woods Railway #8 -  s/n 2505
Built 04/06/1912 - Std. gauge - 10" x 10" cylinders - 28" drivers - 36 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive's base of operations was in Mill Valley, California
Mountain Copper Co. Ltd. #9 - s/n 2805
Built 06/02/1915 - 36" - 10" x 12" cylinders - 24" drivers - 42 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Mococo, California.
The photo is from the Walt Ainsworth collection held at the Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive ~ ID = WWASL-A1077
Mower Lumber Co. #1 - s/n 1519 - Cass, West Virginia
Built 07/06/1905 - Std. gauge - 12" x 15" cylinders - 36" - 65 tons - 3 trucks

Photo from the Donald R. Hensley, Jr. collection with permission - 1999    
Mower Lumber Co. #4 - s/n 3189  @ on Cheat Mountain near Cass, West Virginia
Built 12/09/1922 - Std gauge - 12" x 15" cylinders -
36" drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks
Mower Lumber Co. #12 - s/n 3156 1  @  Cass, West Virginia
Built 03/11/1921 - Std. gauge - 17" x 18" cylinders - 48" drivers - 150 tons (256,000 lbs)  - 3 trucks

Rebuilt to 4 trucks, 197 tons, and 80 ft.   in 1937 - as shown.


Mud Bay Logging Co. #5 - s/n 3084 1 - destined for Olympia, Washington
Built 6/8/1920 - Std. gauge - 13" x 15" cylinders - 36" drivers - 80 tons - 3 trucks


The locomotive operated on the company's Thurston County Railway.
 
Mullenix Brothers Inc.  #12 - s/n 2821
Built 09/02/1915 ~ Std gauge ~ 11" x 12" cylinders ~ 32"
 drivers ~ 60 tons ~ 3 trucks

The locomotive operated near Pe Ell, Washington
The photo is from the Martin E. Hansen collection.

Multnomah Lumber & Box Co. #2 - s/n 1712
Built 07/17/1906 ~ Std gauge ~ 10" x 12" cylinders ~ 29" drivers ~ 37 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive operated near Grays River, Washington.
The photos are from the Washington State Archives ~ John T. Labbe Collection with the following IDs in order from top to bottom:

1 - ID = AR255-114-0-1_L-2408
2 - ID = AR255-114-0-1_LL-0548



Munro Tramway #1 - s/n 906
Built 08/01/1904 ~ 30" gauge ~ (2)7" x 12" cylinders ~ 26" drivers ~ 15 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive, owned by the
A. & D. Munro Co., operated near Palmtree, Queensland, Australia.  It was named "Munro".
The photos are held at the Munro Tramway Historical Group Inc.

 


Munro Tramway #2 - s/n 2097
Built 06/25/1908 ~ 30" gauge ~ (2)7" x 12" cylinders ~ 26" drivers ~ 18 tons ~ 2 trucks

The locomotive, owned by the
A. & D. Munro Co., operated near Palmtree, Queensland, Australia.  It was named "Munro".
The photos are held at the Munro Tramway Historical Group Inc.
Murfreesboro-Nashville Southwestern Railway #11 - s/n 2646 @ Murfreesboro, Arkansas on 4/12/1940
Built 04/07/1913 - Std gauge - 10
" x 10" cylinders - 29 drivers - 36 tons - 2 trucks
Murphy, F. S.  Lumber Co. #3 - s/n 2017
Built 08/30/1907 - 30" gauge - (2)  8" x 12" cylinders - 26" drivers - 20 tons - 2 trucks

The locomotive operated at  the company's Sloat, California location.
 

1.Data and/or s/n provided courtesy of Dan Rowe of the Dripping Springs Locomotive Works

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