McCloud River Railroad Company
Locomotive 1st #16

Lima 3-Truck Shay
Built- 1911
c/n- 2401
Drivers- 36"
Cylinders- 14.5x15
Weight- 180,000 lbs.
Boiler pressure- 200 lbs.
Tractive effort- 40,450 lbs.


McCloud River Railroad Shay #16. Photo courtesy of Heritage Junction Museum of McCloud, Inc.


Shay #16 working in the woods. Photograph courtesy of Heritage Junction Museum of McCloud, Inc.


The crew gathers around the cab of the #16. Photograph courtesy of Heritage Junction Museum of McCloud, Inc.


This is a service card from Lima Locomotive works covering McCloud River Shays #16 and #17 from the Glen Comstock collection.


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This is a photo of McCloud’s first #16 (3 truck Shay) as Fruit Growers Supply Company #4, taken on the FGS logging railroad out of Susanville , CA . Photo by Clark Kinsey and is from the Jimmy Bryant collection.