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Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad Steam Shay Locomotives

Shay #10
Built by Lima Locomotive Works of Lima OH. in March of 1928 for the Pickering Lumber Corporation’s West Side Lumber Company’s operations in Tuolumne, CA. The largest narrow gauge Shay built. Purchased from West Side Lumber Co. in 1967 by Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad and assumed the starring role as the only steam locomotive on the old Madera Sugar Pine Company track.

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Shop number #3315
ex-Westside Lumber Company
Type: 3 cylinder, 3 truck Shay geared
C-3 70 ton class
Cylinder Size: 12” dia X 15” stroke
Boiler: 200 psi, superheated steam
Weight: 81.6 tons
Capacity: 1200 gals. fuel oil
3500 gals. water

Shay #15
Built by Lima Locomotive Works of Lima OH. an May 1913 for the Sierra Nevada Wood and Lumber Co. near Truckee CA. as their # 9 later being sold to the West Side Lumber Co of Tuolumne CA. In 1939 and renumbered # 15 It continued service through 1961. The # 15 was used for various tourist operations in Tuolumne at the old West Side site. In 1986 Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad purchased the #15 to work along side the #10 today.

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ex-Sierra Nevada Wood & Lumber Co.,   ex-Westside Lumber Company
Type; 3 cylinder, 3 truck Shay geared
C-3 60 ton class
Cylinder Size: 11” dia X 12” stroke
Boiler: 200 psi saturated steam
Weight: 59 tons
Capacity: 900 gals. fuel oil
3000 gals. water