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 ... (more)
Meadow River Lumber Company No. 1
Steamtown's 1910 Lima Locomotive Meadow River Lumber Company 2-Truck Shay captured rusting away at the back lot of the former DL&W shops. Looking pretty... (more)
Sewell Valley Railroad (2nd) 1
Meadow River Lumber Company 1
Whyte System Type: 2-truck Shay-geared
Builder: Lima Locomotive Works, Lima, Ohio
Date Built: May 1910
Meadow River #8 leading a log train arriving at the mill, Rainelle, WV, April 1971
Meadow River Lumber #6 at Rainelle, WV in the winter of 1962.
Meadow River Heisler #6 moving a crane to the shop in this winter 1961 view from Rainelle, WV.
Meadow River Lumber #6 working at Rainelle, WV in 1961.
Meadow River GE 70-ton #8 leading a short loaded train onto the Nicholas, Fayette & Greenbrier near Rainelle.
Meadow River Lumber #9 at Rainelle, WV, 4/71.
Meadow River Lumber Company #6 works at Rainelle, WV in June 1962. This locomotive is preserved and is in operation at Cass Scenic Railroad.
MRLCo. #1 is the only geared locomotive in Steamtown's collection and is tucked away with rusting passenger and freight cars.