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Anaconda Copper Mining Company # 7 (Lumber Department) -  photo Collection of the late Lloyd Graham, from Steve Hauff
anaconda-7b-t.jpg (5848 bytes) Anaconda Copper Mining Company # 7 (Lumber Department) -  photo Collection of the late Lloyd Graham, from Steve Hauff
amlc-2-t.jpg (3838 bytes) Anderson & Middleton Lumber Co. #2, Cottage Grove, OR - c/n 21 - delivered Feb. 20, 1926

Photo from Railroads in the Woods with permission from Oso Publishing

Beaver Creek Logging Co. #101 - c/n 4 - destined for Vernonia, Oregon
Delivered to Beaver Creek on 04/15/1923 - Std. gauge -
12" x15" cylinders - 36" drivers - 70 tons

Photo credit: Precision Locomotive Castings

Booth Kelly Lumber Co. #7 - c/n 8 near Portland, Oregon in 1955

The company's base of operations was Lendling, Oregon
Photo courtesy of the Marc Reusser collection.

Coos Bay Lumber Co. #10 - c/n 1 - destined for Marshfield, Oregon
Delivered to the first owner on 10/07/1922 - Std. gauge -
12" x15" cylinders - 36" drivers - 70 tons
Photo credit: Precision Locomotive Castings

Crown Zellerbach Corp. #6  - c/n 13
Delivered to the first owner on 01/26/1924 - Std gauge -
12" x15" cylinders - 36" drivers - 70 tons

Top:        near Cathlamet, Washington on June 22, 1957
Bottom:  near Cathlamet, Washington after November 30, 1958

Diamond Match Co. #104  - c/n 27 @ the company's engine house in Sterling City, California in 1949
Delivered 3/5/1927 - Std. gauge - cylinders 12" x 15" - 36" drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks
240d

East Side Logging Co. #107 - c/n 25 - Keasy, Oregon - It was delivered new to the East Side on September 12, 1926. -  This locomotive was Willamette's first two truck locomotive.  Later sold to Sunset Logging Co. in 1933.   More...

Eufaula Co. #5  - c/n 5 -  destined for Eufaula, Washington
Delivered 03/03/1923 - Std. gauge - cylinders 12" x 15" - 36" drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks
240d
Photo credit: Precision Locomotive Castings

Ewauna Box Company #3 - c/n 20 - near Sprague River, Oregon
Delivered 1/19/1926 - Std. gauge - cylinders 12" x 15" - 36" drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks
240d
 

Feather River Railway #5 - c/n 9 @  Rogersville, California on September 13, 1949
Delivered to the first owner on 07/03/1923 - std gauge -
12" x15" cylinders - 36" drivers - 70 tons

The locomotive was built with slide valves and retrofitted with piston valves (shown) early in its operating career.

Flora Logging Co. #7 - c/n 10 @ Montesano, Washington in 1947

As photographed, the locomotive was under lease to one of Flora's contract loggers.

Hutchinson Lbr. Co. #5 - c/n 9  - Feather Falls, Butte County, California
Delivered 7/3/1923 - std gauge - cylinders 12" x 15" - 36" drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks
240d 

Builder's photo at the Willamette Iron & Steel Works, Portland, Oregon, prior to delivery.

Photo courtesy of the Marc Reusser collection.

Lake Logging Co. Ltd. #3 - c/n 32
Delivered 9/7/1928 - Std. gauge - cylinders 12
" x 15" - 36" drivers - 75 tons - 3 trucks 240d

The company's base of operations was Cowichan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
 


Long-Bell Lumber Company #106 - c/n 26
@  Keasey, Oregon in 1957
Std. gauge - cylinders 12" x 15" - 36" drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks
240d
Photo courtesy of the Marc Reusser collection.

Medford Corp. #7 - @ - Railroad Park, Dunsmuir, California - preserved
Provided courtesy of Uwe Doerflein of Cadolzburg, Germany
 

Monroe Logging Co. #2 - c/n 2
Delivered 01/09/1923 - Std gauge - cylinders 12" x 15" - 36" drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks
240d 

The locomotive operated near Machias, Snohomish County,  Washington.
Photo hosted by: Granite Falls Historical Museum of Granite Falls, Washington

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delivered May 2, 1923 - photo from Railroads in the Woods with permission from Oso Publishing

 

Oregon-American #106 - c/n 26 - destined for Vernonia, Oregon
Delivered 01/28/1927 - Std. gauge - cylinders 12" x 15" - 36" drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks
240d
Photo credit: Precision Locomotive Castings

Rayonier Inc. #2 - c/n 32 - at Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad, Mineral, Washington - June 29, 2003
Built 12/27/1929 - Std. gauge - cylinders 12" x 15" - 36"
drivers - 3 trucks
This was the last Willamette geared steam locomotive made.
Photo by and courtesy of Brian Fritz of Renton, Washington

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Sauk River Lumber Co.  #23 - Darrington, Washington - c/n 22 - delivered March 29, 1926
This particular locomotive had an open cab design which probably contributed to some uncomfortable hours of operation for the crew in the frequent inclement weather of the Pacific Northwest. 

Images from Railroads in the Woods with permission from Oso Publishing

 

  

M. R. Smith Lumber & Shingle Co. #101 - c/n 11
Delivered to the above on 08/30/1923 - std gauge -
12" x15" cylinders - 36" drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks
The company's base of operations was Moclips, Washington.

Photo credit: Clark Kinsey collection @ University of Washington Libraries.
The above photo source, incorrectly notes the locomotive was a Shay owned by Coats-Fordney Lumber Company.    Our information for this locomotive was obtained from  The Willamette Locomotive.

R. L. Smith Lumber Co. #104 - c/n 23 - at Canby, California in late 1947
Delivered to the first owner on 05/04/1926 - std gauge -
12" x15" cylinders - 36" drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks

Stimson Lumber Co. #4 - c/n 28 - at Gaston, Oregon in 1948
Built 11/12/1927 - Std. gauge - cylinders 12" x 15" - 36"
drivers - 70 tons - 3 trucks

Sunset Logging Co. #25 - c/n 25 - Timber, Oregon - This locomotive was Willamette's first two truck locomotive.  Purchased from East Side Logging Co. in 1933.

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White River Lumber Co. #2 - c/n 12 near Enumclaw, Washington in 1949
Delivered to White River on 12/01/1923 - Std gauge -
12" x15" cylinders - 36" drivers - 70 tons

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