Listing of the Baldwin Logging Mallets

In all, US logging railroads used a total of forty-two Mallet-type articulated locomotives.  While these were mainly 2-6-6-2s, twenty-seven of which were tank engines, this number also included three 2-4-4-2s and two 2-8-8-2s.  All were built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works, and all were standard gauge (56.5 inches).  One 42-inch gauge 0-6-6-0 logging Mallet was built for export.  There were also several logging Mallet design proposals that were never built.  Two 36-inch gauge 2-6-6-2Ts were built for the Uintah Railway, but these were of a different design. 

- Locomotives are listed in chronological order.

- Preserved locomotives are marked with a '*' followed by their current location.

 

1909:

June - 2-4-4-2 - Little River Railroad #126 Columbia River Belt Line Railway "Skookum" Carlisle Lumber Company #7 Deep River #7 *Restoration, Tillamook, OR.

November - 2-4-4-2 - Little River Railroad #148

1910:

January - 2-6-6-2T - Booth-Kelly Lumber Company #2

June - 2-6-6-2 - Caspar, South Fork & Eastern #5 "Trojan"

June - 2-4-4-2 - Eastman, Gardiner & Co #64

December - 2-6-6-2 - Portland & Southwestern #2 Alton & Southern #8

1920:

April - 2-6-6-2T - Booth-Kelly Lumber Company #6

1923:

March - 2-6-6-2T - St. Paul & Tacoma Lumber Company #7

July - 2-6-6-2T - Hammond Lumber #4 Hammond & Little River #4 - Consolidated #4 Saginaw & Manistee #4 Southwest Lumber #4

1924:

January - 2-6-6-2 - Long- Bell #1000

January - 2-6-6-2 - Long- Bell #1001

January - 2-6-6-2T - St. Paul & Tacoma #10

March - 2-6-6-2T - Clemons Logging Co #6 Weyerhaeuser #111

March - 2-6-6-2T - Clover Valley #4 Feather River #4 *Stored, Sunol, CA.

July - 2-6-6-2 - Caspar, South Fork & Eastern #7 "Samson"

November - 2-6-6-2T - Bloedel Donovan #8 Rayonier #8 *Stored, Shelton, WA.

November - 2-6-6-2T - Bloedel Donovan #9 Rayonier #9

1925:

February - 0-6-6-0 - Insular Lumber Co #7 (Philippines) *Display, Sagay, Negros Island, Philippines.

March - 2-6-6-2T - Saginaw Timber Company #4 White River #7

July - 2-6-6-2T - Clemons Logging Co #7 Weyerhaeuser #7

1926:

March - 2-6-6-2T - Potlatch Lumber Company # 24 Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #108 *Stored, Snoqualmie, WA.

May - 2-6-6-2T - Peninsular Railway #13 "Sophus Jacobson" - Simpson Logging Company #13

November - 2-6-6-2T - Ostrander Railway & Timber Company #7 - Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #5 - Kosmos Timber Company #11 - US Plywood Corp #11 *Display, Snoqualmie, WA.

1927:

November - 2-6-6-2 - Bloedel Donovan #14 Rayonier #14

1928:

January - 2-6-6-2T - Clemons Logging Company #8 Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #114

April - 2-6-6-2 - Mud Bay Logging Company #8 Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #6 *Stored, Snoqualmie, WA.

August - 2-6-6-2T - Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #110 Rayonier Inc #110 *Operational, Hill City, SD.

August - 2-6-6-2T - Saginaw Timber Company #5 Bloedel Stewart & Welch #6 MacMillan Bloedel #1006

1929:

April - 2-6-6-2T - Crown Willamette Paper Company #12

April - 2-6-6-2T - Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #105

April - 2-6-6-2T - Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #106

May - 2-6-6-2T - Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #111 Canadian Forest Products #111  

May - 2-8-8-2 - Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #200

June - 2-6-6-2T - Hammond Lumber #6 Hammond & Little River #12 Hammond Redwood #12 Hammond Lumber #12 Arcata & Mad River #12 Southwest Lumber Mills #12 *Display, Flagstaff, AZ.

June - 2-6-6-2T - Hammond Lumber #5 Hammond & Little River #5 - Crown Willamette #16  

1930:

May - 2-6-6-2T - Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #107

1933:

September - 2-8-8-2 - Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #201

1934:

September - 2-6-6-2 - Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #4 Sierra Railroad #38 Rayonier Inc #38 *stored, Merrill, OR

1936:

2-6-6-2 - Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #120 Chehalis Western #120 Rayonier Inc #120

1937:

June - 2-6-6-2T - Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #110 Rayonier Inc #111 *Display, Campo, CA.

June - 2-6-6-2T - Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #112 Kosmos Timber Company #12 US Plywood Corp #12 Harbor Plywood Corp #12

August - 2-6-6-2T - Weyerhaeuser Timber Company (Clemons Logging Co) #9 Weyerhaeuser Timber Company #8

 

2-6-6-2s not originally built for a logging company:

1910 - March - 2-6-6-2 - Northern Pacific #3100 Polson Logging #3100 Rayonier Inc #3100

 

An ALCO logging Mallet

1907: 2-4-4-2 - Taupo Totara Timber Co #7 (New Zealand) Glenbrook Vintage Railway #4 *Preserved, Auckland City, New Zealand.

 

Uintah Railway 36" gauge 2-6-6-2Ts

These two locomotives, while sometimes listed with Baldwin's logging Mallets, were of a completely different design and were built for hauling Gilsonite ore.  They later hauled lumber on Oregon's Sumpter Valley Railway, a common carrier.  While a large number of logging railroads connected with the Sumpter Valley, the two articulated locomotives were not specifically assigned to log hauling duty.

June 1926 - Uintah Railway #50 Sumpter Valley Railway #250 FC Internationales de Central America (Guatemala) #250

April 1928 - Uintah Railway #51 Sumpter Valley Railway #251 FC Internationales de Central America (Guatemala) #251

 

Planned but never built

1920 -  J.A. Veness Lumber Co 2-6-6-2t

1924 - Clover Valley Lumber 37in. driver 2-6-6-2t

1927 - Simpson Logging Company simple 2-6-6-2t  

1927 - Willamette Valley Lumber 2-6-6-2t  

1929 - Biles Coleman 3-foot gauge 2-6-6-2t  

1930 - W.A. Woodward Lumber 2-6-6-2t

1935 - Derwint Valley Paper Co. 2-6-6-2t (Tasmania, 42in. gauge)

 

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