Lambert Hoisting Engine Company

Geared Steam Locomotive Works

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"This Engraving Illustrates our Locomotive Hoisting Engine, Specially Adapted for Shifting and Loading Cars, at Steel Works, Ship Builders, Freight Yards, Logging Camps, Saw Mills, Etc."

"Every Engine Tested and Guaranteed"


 

"TABLE OF SIZES, PRICES, ETC."

 

Dimensions of 
Cylinders

Dimensions of 
Hoisting Drum

 

 

Code Word

Size No. of 
Engine

Horse Power
Usual Rating
Diam. 
Inches
Stroke 
Inches
Diam.
Inches
Length Between
Flanges

Weight Hoisted
Single Line
Pounds

Approx. Weight
Pounds

Lombard 615 25 7 10 14 24 6,500 18,000
Lunger 616 30 8 10 14 24 8,000 20,000
Lucile 617 40 8 12 16 22 10,000 30,000
Locast 618 55 10 12 16 22 12,000 40,000

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Source:   "Lambert Hoisting Engine Company" promotional catalog dated 1907 provided courtesy of John Taubeneck of Seattle, WA.
The company was located in Newark, New Jersey.   It is unknown how many (if any) of their geared locomotives were actually built.

All text in dark red is a direct quote from this document.

  

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