RailPictures.Net Photo: 1 Meadow River Lumber Company Lima Class B Shay at Scranton, Pennsylvania by Doug Boudrow
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Meadow River Lumber Company (more..)
Lima Class B Shay (more..)
Steamtown National Historic Site (more..)
Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA (more..)
April 14, 2019
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Doug Boudrow (more..)
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One of the saddest sites among the deteriorating equipment at Steamtown is the Meadow River Lumber Company #1. The Meadow River Lumber Company, which operated in Rainelle, West Virginia from 1906 to 1975, was the largest hardwood sawmill in the world. The 1910 Lima Locomotives Class B Shay was a workhorse at the mill for many years. It then became part of the original Steamtown in Bellows Falls, Vermont. The Shay was damaged in a 1983 building collapse. Although this locomotive was moved to Scranton with the rest of the collection, it appears to have been neglected for many years.
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