Lima Machine Works

Photo Credit:
E. J. Haley collection
Shop Number 269 - Built for: Otto Mears
{233rd Lima Built Shay}
Built:
4-19-1890
Class:
B
32-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 12x10
Gear Ratio:
2.05
Wheel Dia.:
29.5"
Gauge:
36"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

W.T. - 42"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
160
Tractive Effort:
18,012 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

3.87
Maximum
Safe Speed:

17.1
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
3.25 Tons
Water Capacity:
1,740 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
50,700
Owners:
Otto Mears #269 "GUSTON", Silverton, CO; For:
(4-1890) Silverton RR #269 "GUSTON", Silverton, CO
(4-1890) Loaned to: Rio Grande Southern RR #269 "GUSTON", Durango, CO
(12-19-1891) Returned to: Silverton RR, Silverton, CO
(11-27-1892) Rio Grande Southern RR #269, Durango, CO [traded for 2-8-0 #34]
(7-7-1899) Ashland, Siskiwit & Iron River RR, Ashland, WI
(1908) [Std.] Thompson Brothers Lbr. Co., Doucette TX.
(7-1912) Fidelity Lbr. Co. (Long-Bell Lbr. Co.) #4, Doucette, TX
(11-1-1922) Long-Bell Lbr. Co. #4, Doucette, TX
Southern Iron & Equip. Co. (D) #1859, Atlanta, GA
(7-14-1923) Turkey Creek Lbr. Co. #98, Cantwell, AL
(4-15-1924) Stark & Oldham Brothers Lbr. Co. #98, Cantwell, AL
(5-14-1926) For sale
Disposition: Scrapped
Additional Notes: (6-9-1927) Still for sale