Item 1999-02-0061 - The Old Canadian Forest Products Locomotive #3

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The Old Canadian Forest Products Locomotive #3

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CA TWU Wicks-4-1999-02-0061

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  • ca 1944 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 16.5 x 18 cm.

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(1912 - 2004)

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Photograph of the Old Canadian Forest Products Locomotive #3, BC department of railway #260. A 70 ton 3 truck Shay Geared locomotive built at Lima Locomotive Works in 1913. It is reported as being the first delivered to a Company in Eastern Canada and was later lost in the St. Lawrence River. It was later salvaged and purchased by Nimpkish Timber Company and put into service on Lower Nimpkish River in 1921. A new boiler was installed in 1929 and a new frame in 1944. It remained in regular service as a switcher locomotive for Woss or Vernon Camps.

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Lyle Wicks


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Scanned images burned to DVD 11 February 2007; preservation/backup copies only, as copyright restrictions apply

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April 07, 2006<br/>February 17, 2007<br/>Friday, April 07, 2006 4:28:52 PM by sylvias<br/>Friday, April 07, 2006 3:38:59 PM by sylvias<br/>2006 M.Kelly

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  • Box: B 30 S 4 Box 04