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Unknown Shays, known only by owner or locations

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Unk.ID's Class/WT Gauge Dates Owner Business Rd-# Location St. Country Notes:
  24-28T   1919 Abbott, W. R. Oil, Mill Supplies   Beattyville KY   New Shay
      1924 American Paper Co. Paper   Wausaw WI   Shay sold 9-1-24 to Kannia Lumber Co., Kimball, Wis.
      1918 Anderson Steel Co. Steel   New Port KY   Shay in good shape
      1927 Babcock Coal & Coke Co. Lbr., Coal & Coke   Clifftop WV    
    narrow 1907 Barrett and Cline Lbr. Co. Tram     Spring TX    
    narrow 1910 Bush Bro. Lbr. and Milling Co. Tram      Spring  TX   Succeeded Barrett and Cline Lbr. Co.
      1924 Camden Foundry Co. Castings   Camden AR   Trying to rebuild a Shay
  24T 36" 1919-27 Clark & Morse Lbr. Co.   5 Derry LA    
  A-15 36" 1920-21 Cloud, J. V. Logging   Epps LA    
      1919 Hanna Coal Co., M. A. Coal   Duluth MN   Also controls Consumer Ore Co. who have 1 Shay at Mount Bon.
      1919 Hooverhurst & Soul RY     Clearfield PA    
      1923 Hopedale Coal Co.     Hopedale OH    
??8       Interstate Lumber Co     New Orleans LA    
      1919 Minden Lumber Co.     Minden LA   Plant burnt down, Shay at Chesnut, La.
      1922 Ohio Marble Co. , The Stone   Piqua OH   Bought Casparis Quarry at Piqua 7-7-22
037 C Std. unk Reliance Log. Co.     Reliance WA    
      1920 Reynolds & West Lbr. Co. Lumber   Blodgett MS    
        South Vandalia & State Line RR   1 Vandalia NY   Not sn-137
  28   1921-28 Southern Lumber Co.   104 Warren AR   Not sn-722
      1921-22 Tench & Co., W. B.     Norlina NC    
                     

Unknown Shay photos, what little is known is included with each photo


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Unknown Shay 001

? near Cadillac MI
? "Nida Shay"
? A. V. Miller [logging] in
Nida, Pocahontas, West Virginia
Unknown Shay 002

Photo June 1937 being scrapped
from Clarke MI Historical Library
Unknown Shay 003

Silver Lake RY & Lbr. Co., Castle Rock, Cowlitz County WA prior to 1909
NOT sn-2605 or 3152
Unknown Shay 004

Darius Kensey photo
Need the SN-#
(Likely NOT sn-1881)
Unknown Shay 005

? English
Unknown Shay 006

? English
Unknown Shay 007

? Koster Logging
Unknown Shay 008

? New Mexico
Unknown Shay 009

? Wall Lbr. Co.
Unknown Shay 010

? WV Shay
Unknown Shay 011

? Lake Shore & Eastern #3
? John R. Davis Lumber Co., WI
Unknown Shay 012

#3 straight boiler
from Joe Hereford collection
Unknown Shay 013

A shop # above 1550 due to parts used.
Unknown Shay 014

Unknown Shay 015

Unknown Shay 016

Southern Lumber Co. #104
Warren AR (Not sn-722)
Unknown Shay 017

? WV Shay
Unknown Shay 018

Unknown Shay 019

Unknown Shay 020

Unknown Shay 021

Not sn-2760; this has a #8
It is a 70-3 class Shay built to plan 2223; between sn-2222-3030
Unknown Shay 022

? #1
Unknown Shay 023

Unknown Shay 024

Lamont Lbr. Co., Polk Co. TX 1905-1906
not sn-135
Unknown Shay 025

Lopez Sugar #9
Fabrica, Negros, PI in 1977
Need the SN-#
Unknown Shay 026

3-tk Shay on display in Fabrica
(Sagay City), Negros, Philippines
photo taken in 2013 by Robert Hannaford
(older photo as unk-25)
Unknown Shay 027

Lopez Sugar #11, Fabrica
(Sagay City), Negros, Philippines
Need the SN-#
Unknown Shay 028

taken 1977 by Gary P. Kingon at Fabrica, Negros, PI.
Need the SN-#
Unknown Shay 029

? Blue Lake Logging
Unknown Shay 030

South Vandalia & State Line RR
in Vandalia, NY
Not sn-137
Unknown Shay 031
Unknown Shay 032

taken 1977 by Gary P. Kingon at Fabrica, Negros, PI.
Need the SN-#
Unknown Shay 033

taken 1977 by Gary P. Kingon at Fabrica, Negros, PI.
Need the SN-#
Unknown Shay 034

Sagay City, Negros, Philippines
photo taken in 2013 by Robert Hannaford
Displayed as Lopez Sugar Corp #10 but this is not sn-3264
Need the SN-#
Unknown Shay 035

Babcock Lbr. #4,
Ashtola, PA
Unknown Shay 036

Goodyear Lbr Co #14
Medix Run, PA
Unknown Shay 037

Reliance Log. Co.
Reliance WA
Unknown Shay 038

1905-1910 King Family, East TX
1910-1912 Markham & Brosius
sn-# lower than 50
Unknown Shay 038 Left

1905-1910 King Family, East TX
1910-1912 Markham & Brosiu
sn-# lower than 50s
Unknown Shay 039

Josserand Brothers, MAGGIE, Josserand Station East TX
Trinity & Sabine RY
Unknown Shay 040

Corbett & Stuart #3, Corbett, NY
NOT sn-638