Booth Kelly Lumber Company #6

Specifications: 

Wheel Arrangement: 2-6-6-2t

Tank or tender type: Split side tanks

Build date: April 1920

Serial number: 53143

Driver diameter: 44 in.

Boiler pressure: 200 psi

Cylinder dimensions: 17 & 26x24 in

Grate area: 26 sq ft

Tractive effort:  39,000 lbs

Weight:  200,000 lbs

Fuel: 4 tons wood, later converted to oil

Water capacity: 2,000 gal

Service History:

1920-1945:  Booth Kelly Lumber Company #6.  Wendling, OR.

Disposition after logging service:

1947:  Scrapped

Notes:

Generally identical to Booth Kelly #2.

Unlike most tank Mallets, the water tank on the engineer's side did not have a diagonal cutout for the power reverse.

Unknown date Portion of cab wall between door and second window removed.

Summary:

Drawings:

Booth Kelly #6 - 1940s

 

Photographs:

Booth Kelly #6 out of service in 1947 - Martin E. Hansen Collection

 

 

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