West Fork Logging Yarder

Model:6-125
Serial:7255
Bore:10"
Stroke:12½"
Cylinders:6
Horsepower:180
RPM:400
Current Owner:Timber Heritage Association
Current Location:Eureka, California
Current Condition:operational

Engine History

This "yarder" engine was one of about 27 Washington diesels that powered logging equipment in the Pacific Northwest. A stamp on the casting identifies it as engine #7255, originally purchased by the West Fork Logging Company in 1929.