New York Logging Railroad List
Maintained by W. George Cook
Railroad Name Mill Name Location County Sta Yr from Yr to Gauge Miles Locos Cars Skidders Loaders Source Notes  
Abbot A. Low Abbot A. Low Horseshoe St Lawrence NY 1897   std Lima Shay #918-1904 Shay #6, sold to Poterwood, WV, see Horse Shoe L. Co.
Alfred Dolge 3 mills near Little Falls Dolgeville Herkimer NY <1889 ? 1889 Directory via Little Falls
Baddett's Sawmill Baddett's Sawmill Marion carry Hamilton NY 1890s Michael Kudish 1996 later Marion River Carry RR
Bay Pond, Inc Bay Pond, Inc McDonald Station Franklin NY 1923 1932 std 10.4 2 10+ Grove 1981
Big Trestle Railroad F.H.Goodyear Buffalo McKean NY <1886 std 4 1 16 1886 Directory 35# rail, loco 11 ton, 3mi haul, 2800bft car
Black River & Woodhull Black River & Woodhull Woodhull Oneida NY 1969 13 hor Michael Kudish 1996 Forestport
Breed Run Railroad D. H. Patterson, Owner 5-6M Salamanca Cattaraugus NY <1886 std 1.75 1 1886 Directory  loco 60 ton, aver haul 5.5 mi 4Kbft per car
Brooklyn Cooperage Company Brooklyn Cooperage Company Meno Franklin NY 1908 1920 std 27 3 Michael Kudish 1996 west of, and loop east of
Brooklyn Cooperage Company Brooklyn Cooperage Company Santa Clara Franklin NY 1912 std 3 NY PUC INSPECTION 3 Engines inspected 1913,1912, 1 on 1911, 4 in 1914
Brooklyn Cooperage Company Brooklyn Cooperage Company Santa Clara Franklin NY 1917 1921 std 8 3 Michael Kudish 1996 Lake Ozonia
Brooklyn Cooperage Company Brooklyn Cooperage Company St. Regis Falls Franklin NY 1904 1921 std 12 3 Michael Kudish 1996 Everton, climax loco
Brooklyn Cooperage Company Brooklyn Cooperage Company Tupper Lake Franklin NY 1900 1904 std 7 3 Michael Kudish 1996 Wawbeek line
Brooklyn Cooperage Company Brooklyn Cooperage Company Tupper Lake Franklin NY 1903 c1915 narrow   3 Michael Kudish 1996 connect stave mill and chemical plant
Calvin V. Graves 2 mills on C&ARR, 610M Natural Bridge Jefferson NY <1889 ? 1889&90 Directories
Carpenter & Dyett 12-15M mill in Lewis Rome Oneida NY <1890 1890 Directory
Carpenter & Dyett mill in Lewis county Rome/Oneida Oswego NY <1889 ? 1889 Directory NYC&HR, NYO&W,RWO
Cascade Chair Company Ex Watson Page L. Co. St. Regis Falls Franklin NY <1910 3' 5 2e 13 AmLbrm 1910
Cascade Chair Company Ex Watson Page L. Co. St. Regis Falls Franklin NY <1910 3' 15 2 16 Polk 1910
Champlain Realty Company Ry Champlain Realty Company Ry Wood Lake Herkimer NY 1916 1926 3 Michael Kudish 1996
Chas. Babcock & Son Richland RW&O 16M Orwell Oswego NY <1886 1890> 3'6" 2 3 1886/89 Directory Wood rail, aver haul 1 mi. /800bft
Chautaqua Lumber Company Chautaqua Lumber Company Mina Township Chautauqua NY Climax X199 Engine from Williams AZ, S&MRR
Corbett & Stewart Chemical Plant Corbett Delaware NY std 3 2 Shay #2157, blt 1906
Corbett & Stewart Corbett & Stewart Centerman ? NY Shay #638, 2157 (pa?)
Corbett & Stewart Corbett & Stewart Trout Creek Delaware NY Shay #638, 2157 (pa?)
Corbett & Stewart Corbett & Stewart Howard Steuben NY Shay #638, 2157 (pa?)
Cramberry Lake Railroad Co. Rich Lumber Co. Wanakena St Lawrence NY 1902 1914 std 6 1 Rails in N. Woods
Cramberry Lake Railroad Co. Rich Lumber Co. Wanakena St Lawrence NY std 1 NY PUC INSPECTION One engine inspected each 1910, 1911, 1912
Deep River Railroad Corporation Deep River Railroad Corporation Carthage Herkimer NY 1917 1918 std 8.66 NY PUC INSPECTION to Copenhagen, NY
Dexter Northern Railroad Dexter Northern Railroad Dexter Jefferson NY <1944 1950 std 2 Climax #560 Ex Emproium Forestry Co.
Dexter Suphite Pulp & Paper Dexter Suphite Pulp & Paper Dexter Jefferson NY <1944 1950 std Climax #560, X599 Ex Emproium Forestry Co.
Dix Lumber Company Dix Lumber Company Carter Herkimer NY 1899 ? Michael Kudish 1996 to Raquette Lake & Marion River Carry RR, NYC in 1917
E. Tonkin Williamstown  RW&O Redfield/Orwell Oswego NY <1889 ? 1889 Directory
Eatonville Railroad Ca.1875 Portage RR Eatonville Lewis NY <1875 ? Old maps
Emporium Foresty Co. North Tram Line Cramberry Lake St Lawrence NY 1915 1948 std 12 6+ 150 AmLumb 1912 Climax 560,810,948, logging stop 1941 on north tram
Emporium Lumber Co. Emporium Lumber Co. Confer St Lawrence NY 1913 1927 std 30   150 Rails in N. Woods almost 100 miles laid until 1937
Everton Lumber Co McFarland, Ross & Stearns Everton Franklin NY <1890 std 16.5 1 Poor's 1890
Everton Lumber Co Everton Lumber Co Everton Franklin NY <1889 std 16.5 1889/90 Directory via St Regis Falls, iron rail, 60-100M
Fenwick Lumber Company Fenwick Lumber Company Laneville Green NY 1906 1917 ? 5 hor Brooks & Brooks Survey 2 incline and hores tram on top of Hunter Mt.
Fulton Chain Railroad "Peg Leg" RR Minnehaha Herkimer NY 1888 1892 3' 8 1 7 Michael Kudish 1996 Mix traffic, log and passengers. Porter #1032
Fulton Chain Railroad Fulton Chain Railroad Minnehaha Herkimer NY 2.21 NY PUC INSPECTION as of 1918
Glenfield & Eastern Railroad Keystone Wood Chemical & Lbr Co. Glenfield Lewis NY 1926 1926 std 9 2 12 WGC Notes
Glenfield & Western Railroad Gould Paper Company Glenfield Lewis NY <1907 std 17 2 12 AmLbm Regis. 1907/10
Gould Paper Co. Gould Paper Company Lyons Falls Lewis NY <1890 std   NWLumbman 12/1890 60-100M, RW&O, Black River Canal, Water power
Gould Paper Co. Gould Paper Company McKeever Herkimer NY 1914 std Michael Kudish 1996
Grassy River Railroad Heywood-Wakefield Lumber Co. Confer St Lawrence NY 1949 1958 std 2 1 Rails in N. Woods diesel elec
Grassy River Railroad junction at Childwold Confer St Lawrence NY 1913 1958 std 17 3 MK 96, Rails in N. Wood Common carrier portion of Emporium Lumber Co.21 eng total
Hannawa Railway Hannawa Falls Pulp Mill Potsdams St Lawrence NY 1899 14/17 std 3.8 1 Michael Kudish 1996 Taunton eng I/s 1915, Ex N&SL #204
Horse Shoe Forestry Company Hitchins Pond Horse Shoe St Lawrence NY 1897 1911 3' 15 1 2 1 Michael Kudish 1996  Had a 4-4-0 3'  see Wake Robin RR
Hugh Raymond Hugh Raymond St. Regis Falls Franklin NY <1910 ? ? AmLbrm 1910
International Paper Company Piercefield Intern Paper Co. Piercefield Spur St Lawrence NY 1902 std 1.4 Michael Kudish 1996
J. H. Brownell Wooden horse tram Davenport Delaware NY <1907 ? 2 hor 1 AmLbrm 1907 Daily cap 10M
J. W. Van Cott & son 35M Unacilla Otsego NY <1912 std 7 AmLumb 1912 Sandy Creel, PO Oswego
Jerseyfield Lumber Company Brooklyn Cooperage Company Sallisbury Center Herkimer NY 1910/15 1925 std Shay Shay #974, #2758  o/s 1923
John Fenderson 2 mills Nichols Tioga NY <1889 RR ? 1889 Directory
John Fenderson 6-10M Vestal Broome NY <1890 RR 1890 Directory
Laconia Box & Lumber 12-15M Greenborough Oswego NY <1890 RR NWLumbman 12/1890
Mac a Mac Corporation Mac a Mac Corporation Brandreth Herkimer NY 1912 1920 std 12 2 Michael Kudish 1996
Maecellus & Otisco RR Maecellus & Otisco RR NY std 9.05 1 NY PUC INSPECTION One new engine received 1912
McFarline, Ross & Sterns to Everton St. Regis Falls Franklin NY 1886 1898 std 16,5 1 Poor's 1891
Mecca Lumber Company Mecca Lumber Company Kalurah St Lawrence NY 1903 1910 std 7 2 12 AmLumb 1912 Jct at mp 56.71
Moose River Lumber Company 88M McKeever Herkimer NY 1894 1914 std 4.5 AmLumb 1912
Moose River Lumber Company 88M McKeever Herkimer NY 1894 1914 std 5 1 ? Michael Kudish 1996 sold to Gould Paper Co
Motley Green &  Company Dealer unknown unknown NY <1906 std 2+ Lima Rods L #1005 4-6-0 #8, L #1064 0-8-0 #1 12/08
New York & Pennsylvania Paper Co. Paper business Willsboro Essex NY 1909 1925> std 6 2 Shay notes #2388,3287 #3287 1925 sc 1954 #3
Newton Falls & Northern Robert W. Higbie Company New Bridge St Lawrence NY <1909 std 12 AmLbrn 1912 Climax x110, x111,  40M
Newton Falls Paper Company Newton Falls Paper Company Aldrich St Lawrence NY 1916 1922 std 2 Shay notes Shay #2881, Porter #?
O. J. Woodard's Railroad O.J. Woodard Mannsville Oswego NY <1886 5' 1.5 ? 1 1886 Directory wood rail, aver haul 1 mi. /1000bft car
Oval Wood Dish Co. Hayes Camp off of Bay Pond RT Tupper Lake Franklin NY 1928 std 1.5 Grove 1981
Oval Wood Dish Co. Oval Wood Dish Co. Kildare Franklin NY 1917 1926 std 2 65 Heisler 1927-trk removed by Sisson White Co.
Owasco River Railroad Industry Auburn Cayuga NY 1892 1907> std 2.11 2 Blwin, 1 Lima Rod eng Blw 12961 #2 1892, Blw 30279 #4 1907,L #1061 #5 12/07
Partlow Lake Railway Sylvan lake Partlow 84.32 Hamilton NY 1900 std 5 Michael Kudish 1996
Post & Henderson C&A RR PO Oswego Jayville St Lawrence NY std 1890 Nw Lumberman 6 to 10M
Post & Henderson portable mills, 6-10M Orwell Oswego NY <1889 std ? 1889& 1890 Directory
Post & Henderson, Little River RR Mill at Benson 60M Jaysville St Lawrence NY <1907 1914 std 9 1 10 1 AmLumb 1907 P.O. Oswego, rail up 1917
R. Hooker Lowville RW&O 12-15M 2 mills Hooker Lewis NY <1889 std ? 1889&1890 Directory via Lowville
Rensselaer County Lumber Co. 15M Troy, Berlin? Rensselaer NY 1906 1928 narrow 1 AmLbrm 1910/1912
Rich Lumber Company Rich Lumber Co. Wanakena St Lawrence NY std 5 AmLbrm 1910/1912 25M
Rich Lumber Company Rich Lumber Co. Wanakena St Lawrence NY <1907 1912 std 8 2 47 Polk 1910 Moved to VT  70M
Rich Lumber Company Rich Lumber Co. Wanakena St Lawrence NY std 2 NY PUC INSPECTION 2 engines inspected each year 1910, 1911, 1912. 1 in 1913
Roakdale Railroad Roakdale Railroad Onchiota Franklin NY 1887 1895 narrow 2 Michael Kudish 1996
Robert W. Higbie Company Robert W. Higbie Company New Bridge St Lawrence NY <1907 std 9 2 15 1 1 AmLbrn 1907 Climax x110, x111,  30M
Robert W. Higbie Company Robert W. Higbie Company New Bridge St Lawrence NY <1907 std 12 AmLbrn 1912 40M
Salamanca Air Line Railroad 1886-90=6mi, 1891-92=8mi, Salamanca Cattaraugus NY 1893 std 6 1 Poor's 1890
Salamanca Air Line Railroad Owned by D.H.Paterson Salamanca Cattaraugus NY 1893 std 8 1 Statistics ICC 1888-1900
Santa Clara Lumber Co. Santa Clara Lumber Co. Kildare Franklin NY 1914 none none? Michael Kudish 1996 Sold land and Lumber to Oval Dish
T.D.Basselin Lumber Company Portage RR around Falls Beaver Falls Lewis NY Ca 1882 2' History of L&BR blt 1906
Tunesassa Lumber Company Hdq: Buffalo Tunesassa Cattaraugus NY std 10 2 12 AmLbrm 1910/1912
Tunesassa Lumber Company Wright & Miller Co, HQ: Nansen,PA Tunesassa Cattaraugus NY std 6.5 1 10 AmLbrm 1907
Unknown Unknown West Kilm Clinton NY 1865 c1882 narrow 0.9 hor 1 Michael Kudish 1996 Serve Charcoal Kilm with tangent line
W. C. Crossman & Co. maybe a dealer NY std unk Lima Rods Lima #1065-1066 1/1908 2-6-2T "Pemco, Curanilahue"
Wake Robin Railroads Horse Shoe Lumber Co. Horseshoe St Lawrence NY 1898 3' 12 1 1+ Michael Kudish 1996 handled maple surp
Waston-Page Lumber Company Cascade Chair Company 12M St. Regis Falls Franklin NY 1906 1909 3' 4.8+5 1e 6 AmLbrm 1907 D-e changed to electric loco.. 4.8 trunk, 5 mi sidings
Whitney Industry Little Rapid Lumber Co. mill Brandreth Herkimer NY 1935 1939 std 13 1 Michael Kudish 1996  
Williamstown and Redfield RR Williamstown and Redfield RR & Forest Co. Williamstown Oswego NY 1865 1876 std 9 1 na Rails in N. Woods north to Dent Mills
Wright & Miller Company Later Tuneassa L. Co. Tunesassa Cattaraugus NY std 6.5 2 10 Polk 1910 Climax 842 to Tuneassa Lbr Co.
z…Unknown near Salamanca French Mill Cattaraugus NY 41792 1 Hartford Insurance Log hauling locomotive blew up, engr killed