Holt Timber Co. 3 truck Shay

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    Holt Timber Co. at Bolger, Ontario, acquired this second hand 1912 Shay (Lima #2492), for use on its logging railway at Wah-Wash-Kesh Lake, about 40 miles north of Parry Sound. When the railroad was abandoned in 1925, this engine was transferred to the Holt Lumber Co. in Wisconsin. Holt Timber was the Canadian division of Oconto based Holt Lumber Co.

    1. Andrew Henwood 74 months ago | reply

      What a wonderfully evocative photo, and great to have the info too.

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