Bloedel Donovan Lumber Mills #9


Wheel Arrangement: 2-6-6-2t

Tank or tender type: Side tanks

Build date: November 1924

Serial number: 58065

Driver diameter: 44 in.

Boiler pressure: 200 psi

Cylinder dimensions: 17 & 26x24 in

Grate area: 26 sq ft

Tractive effort:  38,000 lbs

Weight:  213,000 lbs

Fuel: 1,500 gal Oil

Water capacity: 2,500 gal

Service History:

1924-1945:  Bloedel Donovan #9.  Bellingham, WA, later transferred to Sekiu, WA operation.

1945-1959:  Rayonier Inc #9.  Sekiu, WA.

Disposition after logging service:

1959:  Scrapped.


Unknown date –Water hatch to both tanks added between steam dome and sand dome.

Unknown date – Large box added in front of steam dome.

Unknown date – second generator added.

Unknown date – hand rails partially removed from pilot deck.



Drawing: Rayonier #9 - 1955

Photo:  Rayonier #9 on the Clallam operation in 1955 - Warren W. Wing Collection

Photo:  Rayonier #9 at Sekiu in 1957 - Martin E. Hansen Collection


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