McCloud River Railroad Company
Locomotive 1st #17

Lima 3-truck Shay
Built- 2/14/1911
c/n- 2402
Drivers- 36"
Cylinders- 14.5x15
Weight- 180,000 lbs.
Boiler pressure- 200 lbs.
Tractive effort- 40,450 lbs.


The #17 featured in a post card advertisement produced by the McCloud River Lumber Company about 1914.

The #17 with a log train out in the woods. Heritage Junction Museum.

Another shot of the #17 switching a landing in the woods. Photo courtesy of Heritage Junction Museum of McCloud, Inc.

The #17 has evidently just been fueled, judging by the amount of wood piled inside the cab. Photo courtesy of Heritage Junction Museum of McCloud, Inc.

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This photo is of the locomotive in service as Fruit Growers Supply Company #5 on their logging railroad out of Susanville, CA. Photo is from the Jimmy Bryant papers in the University of Nevada-Reno Library, Special Collections.

One more photo of the former McCloud River #17:1. Jerry Lamper collection.