Old Tacoma Marine, Inc.

West Fork Logging Yarder

A logging yarder, powered by a Washington Iron Works diesel engine
Model #: 6-125 Engine #: 7255
Bore & Stroke: 10" x 12 1/2" Cylinders: Six
Horsepower: 180 RPM: 400
Current Owner: Timber Heritage Association Link
Current Location: Eureka, California map
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.

External Links

Photos of the West Fork Yarder on Flickr