McCloud River Railroad Company
Locomotive #12

Baldwin 2-6-0
Built- 1891
c/n- 11627
Drivers 50"
Cylinders- 16x24
Weight- 78,000 lbs
Boiler pressure- 140 lbs.
Tractive force- 14,600 lbs


The #12 with coach #01 at the McCloud depot shortly after the re-numbering. Compare this photo to those of the same maching on the #1 page...the smokebox has been considerably shortened. Photo courtesy of Heritage Junction Museum of McCloud, Inc.

A later shot of the #12, this time with coach #02. Note that the locomotive now burns oil. Photograph courtesy of Heritage Junction Museum of McCloud, Inc.

The #12 at rest in the Mt. Shasta City yards between runs about 1920. Benjamin St. John photograph, from the Kat Mulkey collection.

By the early 1930's the #12 was on the dead line in McCloud accompanies by the #11, two flat cars (one carrying a steam locomotive cab), two 4-wheel cabooses, and one of the early wooden water cars. Photograph courtesy of Heritage Junction Museum of McCloud, Inc.

Another photo of the #12 on the dead line. Photograph courtesy of Heritage Junction Museum of McCloud, Inc.