RailPictures.Net Photo: SVRy 3 W.H. Eccles Lumber Company Steam 2-Truck Heisler at Sumpter, Oregon by Mitch Goldman
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W.H. Eccles Lumber Company (more..)
Steam 2-Truck Heisler (more..)
Sumpter Valley Railway (more..)
Sumpter, Oregon, USA (more..)
October 14, 2018
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SVRy 3 (more..)
Mitch Goldman (more..)
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Heisler Locomotive Works 2-Truck Heisler

The fastest of the geared steam locomotive designs, yet has the same low-speed hauling ability of other geared locomotives such as the Shay and Climax. The Heieler is giving mills real protection against the "tie-up" for want of logs. In the rough service which log hauling usually is, the Heisler stands up better than any other locomotive used for this work - according to the men who have "tried them all". Simple design, fewer parts, and consequently, bigger and stronger parts! Our catalog will assure your mill a steady supply of logs. Drop us a line for this book; you will read it with interest.

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