Log Hauling in California in the 1880s – Part II

Searching for clues to log hauling English engines in the woods of California.

One of the two of my proverbial needles, the elusive third photo, showing the Leach residence at Challenge, Calif., with what is described as Henry South's traction engine in front of it. This is an image which in the Macdonald/LaHore article is dated 1892. Obviously not an Aveling, research has determined this unusual design of engine was made by the Owens, Lane & Dyer Co. of Hamilton, Ohio.