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Pacific Coast Borax Co. #2  - s/n 1026 - @ Daggett, California - nicknamed "Francis"
Built 01/1899 -  36" gauge - 35 tons - 2 trucks. 130d

This and a 2nd Heisler were used by the company to haul borax out of the Mojave Desert.  They replaced the famous "Twenty-Mule Teams" previously used for the same purpose.  Lower photo is of #2 on a trestle near Borate.

The locomotive ran on the company's  Borate & Daggett Railroad.
Photo source: "Railroads of Nevada"- Vol. 2  -  by David F. Myrick / Howell-North Books -  Berkeley 1963
Upper - Charles P. Atherton Collection   ||  Lower - U.S. Borax & Chemical Corporation collection
Provided courtesy of Christian Halpaap of Hohenhameln-Bruendeln, Germany
Pacific Coast Terminals Co. Ltd. #33 - s/n 1483 @ New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada in 1935
Built 04/1923 - Std gauge - 65 tons - 2 trucks 130
 
Pacific & Eastern Rwy Co.  #101 - s/n 1172  - Raymond, Washington
Built 11/1909 - Std gauge - 42 tons - 2 trucks 130d

Photo courtesy of the Marc Reusser collection.

 
Pacific Lumber Co. #9 - s/n 1446 - Preserved @ Scotia, California
Built 03/1921 - Std. gauge - 36 tons - 2 trucks  130d

Provided courtesy of Uwe Doerflein of Cadolzburg, Germany
Pacific National Lumber Co. #4 - s/n 1147
Built 12/1908 - Std. gauge - 42 tons - 2 trucks 130d

The locomotive operated near the company's National, Washington location.
Photo credit: Clark Kinsey collection @ University of Washington Libraries.
 
Pardee & Curtin Lumber Co. #8 - s/n 1173 - near Burgoo, West Virginia
Built 1909 - 36" gauge - 36 tons - 2 trucks130d
 


 

Passumpsic RR #1 - s/n 1468 - West Burke, Vermont
Built 1922 - Std. gauge - 22 tons - 2 trucks 130d   
Built for Phenix Marble Co. of Phenix, Missouri - Operational in 1995 at the privately owned Passumpsic RR.

Photo (Copyright 1995) from Railroad Model Craftsman - September, 1995 - posted with permission.
Photo by Jim Berge
Peninsula Lumber Co. #3 - s/n 1124
Built 02-1907 - Std gauge - 37 tons - 2 trucks 130

The locomotive operated near the company's Columbia City, Oregon location.
Photo courtesy of the Marc Reusser collection

 

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