0-6-6-0 mallet number 7, since placed on display at Sagay, and three truck Shay no. 11 stand in the yard at Sagay Sugar Central on 31st January 1979 following closure of Insular Lumber. Photo Trevor Rowe
Until its closure in 1976 when the reserves of mahogany and other hardwoods ran out, the Insular Lumber Company's mill at Fabrica was the largest lumber operation in the world according to Wikipedia. It was American owned and had been operating since the early 1900s utilising a 3' 6" gauge railway system using US built locomotives, mainly Shays but also a single 0-6-6-0 mallet.
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