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Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Company

Narrow Gauge Locomotives

This page was last updated on June 12, 2015.

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Roster Listing

OWRR&N 4-4-0 -- 1 locomotive (ex South Pacific Coast)

1915 OWRR&N
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Builder Builder
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Builder
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Vacated
Notes
OWRR&N N-1 SPC 7 SPC 26 Ilwaco 3 (2nd) Baldwin 4224 Dec 1877 OWRR&N 1 1930 1

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 42 inches (later 43 inches)
Cylinders: 12x18 inches (later 14x18 inches)

General Notes:

a.

Ilwaco purchased South Pacific Coast number 26 on February 2, 1907; delivered in August 1908

b. Two sources disagree about the history of Ilwaco number 3 (2nd) and Ilwaco number 5; G. M. Best's "UP Notebook" shows South Pacific Coast number 9 as becoming Ilwaco number 3 (2nd) and South Pacific Coast number 7 as becoming Ilwaco number 5; Raymond J. Feagans in his 1972 book The Railroad That Ran By The Tide shows the opposite, and is the version used here.

Notes:

1. OWRR&N number N-1 was built in 1877 as South Pacific Coast number 7; to South Pacific Coast 26 in (?); to Ilwaco number 3 (2nd) in 1908; to OWRR&N N-1 in 1915; to OWRR&N number 1 by 1920; vacated in 1930 following abandonment, sold for scrap to Union Steel & Rail, a Portland salvage company, scrapped in Portland after September 1931
   

OWRR&N 2-6-0 -- 1 locomotive (ex Utah & Northern)

1915 OWRR&N
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Fourth
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Builder Builder
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Builder
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OWRR&N N-2 U&N 19 U&N 23 P&WV 1 Ilwaco 4 Baldwin 5121 May 1880 OWRR&N 2 1930 1

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 40 inches (later 43 inches)
Cylinders: 12x18 inches

General Notes:

a.

OWRR&N number 2 was the last locomotive in service on the Ilwaco Branch in September 1930.

Notes:

1.

OWRR&N number N-2 was built as Utah & Northern 19; to U&N 23 in 1885; sold February 1888 to Portland & Willamette Valley Railway number 1; after its relatively brief use as Portland & Willamette Valley, the locomotive sat idle for several years before being sold in 1906 to the Ilwaco Railway & Navigation Comapany number 4; to OWRR&N number N-2 in 1915; to OWRR&N number 2 by 1920; vacated in 1930 following abandonment; sold for scrap to Union Steel & Rail, a Portland salvage company, scrapped in Portland in April 1931, the boiler going to Astoria, Oregon.

   

OWRR&N 4-4-0 -- 1 locomotive (ex South Pacific Coast)

1915 OWRR&N
Number
First
Number
Ilwaco
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Builder Builder
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Builder
Date
1920 OWRR&N
Number
Date
Vacated
Notes
OWRR&N N-3 SPC 9 Ilwaco 5 Baldwin 4956 Feb 1880 OWRR&N 3 1930 1

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 45 inches
Cylinders: 14x18 inches

General Notes:

a.

Ilwaco purchased South Pacific Coast number 9 on July 18, 1908; delivered in August 1908

b. Two sources disagree about the history of Ilwaco number 3 (2nd) and Ilwaco number 5; G. M. Best's "UP Notebook" shows South Pacific Coast number 9 as becoming Ilwaco number 3 (2nd) and South Pacific Coast number 7 as becoming Ilwaco number 5; Raymond J. Feagans in his 1972 book The Railroad That Ran By The Tide shows the opposite, and is the version used here.

Notes:

1.

OWRR&N number N-3 was built 1880 as South Pacific Coast number 9; to Ilwaco Railroad number 5 in 1908; to OWRR&N number N-3 in 1915; to OWRR&N 3 by 1920; vacated in 1930 following abandonment, sold for scrap to Union Steel & Rail, a Portland salvage company, scrapped in Portland after September 1931

   

OWRR&N 4-6-0 -- 1 locomotive (ex South Pacific Coast)

1915 OWRR&N
Number
First
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Second
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Builder Builder
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Builder
Date
1920 OWRR&N
Number
Date
Vacated
Notes
OWRR&N N-4 SPC 23 Ilwaco 6 Baldwin 11925 May 1891 OWRR&N 4 1930 1

Description:

Drive Wheel Diameter: 48 inches (later 50 inches)
Cylinders: 16x20 inches (later 16x24 inches)

General Notes:

a.

Ilwaco purchased South Pacific Coast number 23 on January 1, 1907; delivered in August 1908

Notes:

1.

OWRR&N number N-4 was built in 1891 as South Pacific Coast 23; to Ilwaco number 6 in 1908; to OWRR&N number N-4 in 1915; to OWRR&N number 4 by 1920; vacated in 1930 following abandonment, sold for scrap to Union Steel & Rail, a Portland salvage company, scrapped in Portland after September 1931

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