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Powell River Shay Locomotives

Shop #, Class, Weight, year built

History Shay Data available here on http://www.shaylocomotives.com/
Built in
Two  truck shay, 42 tons, with one flat car, 10 log cars, 4 disconnected trucks (2 skeleton cars). http://www.shaylocomotives.com/data/lima3354/sn-2517.htm
Owners:
Hofius Steel & Equipment Co. (D), Seattle, WA
Vancouver Timber & Trading Co. #1, Vancouver, BC, CAN
Lamb Lumber Co., Ltd. #1, Menzies Bay, BC, CAN
Disposition: (7-1939) Scrapped

 


Served on the M&PS Powell River 1911-18 (Beach Trail); then to Vancouver Island in1919 and back as BS&W #4 from 1923 - 1928 as  for the Myrtle Rocks to Haslam Lake line.
http://www.shaylocomotives.com/data/lima2399/sn-1982.htm

Hofius Steel & Equip. Co. (D), Seattle, WA
J. A. Sayward #1, Vancouver, BC, CAN
Michigan Pacific Lumber Co. #1, Powell River, BC, CAN
Michigan Puget Sound Lumber Co. #1, Powell River, BC, CAN
(1919) Canadian Puget Sound Lumber Co. #1, Jordan River, BC, CAN
Leased to: Bloedel, Stewart & Welsh Ltd., Vancouver, BC, CAN
(12-1921) Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Ltd. #4, Menzies Bay, BC, CAN
(1-2-1923) Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Ltd. #1???, Myrtle Point, BC, CAN
(10-17-1924) Eastern Lumber Co. #1 (2nd), Ladysmith, BC, CAN
(1-13-1930) Frank Beban Lumber Co. Ltd. #2, Extension, BC, CAN

http://www.shaylocomotives.com/data/lima3354/sn-3091.htm

shown Bradley as #5 BW&S PR

Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Ltd. #5, Union Bay, BC, CAN
(5-5-1926) Converted to oil burner
(late 1920's) Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Ltd. #5, Menzies Bay, BC, CAN
(1934) Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Ltd. #5, Franklin River, BC, CAN
(c1945) Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Ltd. #5, Menzies Bay, BC, CAN

BW&S #1 from 1911-18 on the Paradise Valley line; then 1918-28 on the Myrtle Rocks to Haslam Lake line. Then to Van Island; ending up at the BC Forestry Museum. http://www.shaylocomotives.com/data/lima3354/sn-2475.htm

Hofius Steel & Equipment Co. (D), Seattle, WA
Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Ltd. #1, Myrtle Point, BC, CAN
(by 1922) Converted to oil burner
(1928) Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Ltd. #1, Menzies Bay, BC, CAN

Class B, 42 tons, 2-truck
 

http://www.shaylocomotives.com/data/lima3354/sn-3300.htm

Bloedel Stewart Welch Lang Creek

 

http://www.shaylocomotives.com/data/lima2399/sn-2066.htm

merrill ring Theodosia #1

  http://www.shaylocomotives.com/data/lima2399/sn-2324.htm

note squamish below should read PR - Bradley lists 2324 as  TPL&E #1

Hofius Steel & Equip. Co. (D), Seattle, WA
Newport Timber Co. #1, Squamish, BC, CAN
(1917) Grant Smith Co. / McDonell Ltd.. Victoria, BC, CAN
(1918) Merrill-Ring & Moore Co. #1, Seymour Narrows, BC, CAN
(1925) Merrill-Ring & Moore Co., Duncan Bay, BC, CAN
(8-16-1927) Merrill & Ring Lumber Co. Ltd. #1, Squamish, BC, CAN
(5-28-1942) Comox Logging & Ry Co., Ltd., Ladysmith, BC, CAN; (For parts)

 

http://www.shaylocomotives.com/data/lima3354/sn-3243.htm

 

merrill ring Theodosia #3

 

http://www.shaylocomotives.com/data/lima3354/sn-3289.htm

Theodosia #4, ended up Ottawa Science Museum

http://www.shaylocomotives.com/data/lima3354/sn-3285.htm

Merrill ring #6

really in Powel river??

  http://www.shaylocomotives.com/data/lima3354/sn-2972.htm

A. Guthrie & Co. #216, Stillwater, BC, CAN
(1921) Brooks-Scanlon-O'Brien, Ltd., Eagle River & Northern Ry #216 later #3, Stillwater, BC, CAN

#216 renumbered #3 ; also leased from ER&N for use on M&PS - bradley

  http://www.shaylocomotives.com/data/lima3354/sn-2996.htm

(by 9-20-1920) Brooks-Scanlon-O'Brien, Ltd., Eagle River & Northern Ry #7, Stillwater, BC, CAN
P. B. Anderson Logging Co., Ltd. #7, Knox Bay, BC, CAN
 

http://www.shaylocomotives.com/data/lima2399/sn-1733.htm

Bradley lists as ER&N #1

Hofius Steel & Equp. Co. (D), Seattle, WA
Brunette Sawmills Co. #1, Sapperton, BC, CAN
(1918) A. P. Allison Co., Ltd. #1, Green Point Rapids, BC, CAN
(3-10-1920) Eagle Timber Co., Ltd. #1, Grassy Bay, BC, CAN
Grassy Bay Timber Co., Ltd. #1, Grassy Bay, BC, CAN
(2-28-1926) P. B. Anderson Logging Co., Grassy Bay, BC, CAN
D. J. O'Brien Logging Co. #1, Stillwater, BC, CAN
Broughton Logging Co. #1, Broughton Island, BC, CAN
 

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