Chiloquin in Klamath County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Twin cylinder Corliss steam engine supplied total power for Long-Bell Lumber Company's sawmilll, Weed. CA from 1917 thru 1964 (Long-Bell was acquired by International Paper). Seven boilers burning sawmill residue furnished steam to the twin 22 inch by 36 inch cylinders. Specifications: Engine Horsepower - 2000, Thrust 128,000 pounds. Weight 116,000 pounds. Bed Weight 572,500 pound. Flywheel dia. 12 feet. Width 80 inches. Weight 30,000 pounds. Belt Length 227 feet. Width 80 inches. Speed 4900 feet/min. 3 ply leather from 639 cowhides. Replace by electric motors and retired to logging museum in 1974. A Gift of International Paper Co. , Cap Collier and Friends.
Erected by International Paper Company.
Location. 42° 38.576′ N, 121° 52.861′ W. Marker is in Chiloquin, Oregon, in Klamath County. Marker can be reached from Glendale Street near U.S. 97. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crater Lake OR 97604, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Collier Memorial Logging Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Williamson River (about 500 feet Klamath Fish Hatchery (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Klamath Tribes (approx. 4.7 miles away); The First Sawmill (approx. 5.8 miles away); Ft. Klamath Frontier Post (approx. 5.8 miles away); Site of Fort Klamath (approx. 5.8 miles away); Fort Klamath Military Cemetery Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chiloquin.
More about this marker. This marker is found on the grounds of the Collier Logging Museum.
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 85 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 11, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.