Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.
Photo Credit:
Munro Family collection
Shop Number 2097 - Built for: D. Munro
{1,536th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
6-25-1908
Class:
A
18-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. :x Stroke]
2 - 7 x 12
Gear Ratio:
3.071
Wheel Dia.:
26"
Gauge:
30"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

ST - 31.5"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
150
Tractive Effort:
7,666 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.88
Maximum
Safe Speed:

10.3
Fuel Type:
Wood
Fuel Capacity:
0.75 Cords
Water Capacity:
730 Gal
Empty Weight:
As built
37,961
Owners: : (Includes new data after 2018 Shay book completed)
Duncan Munro, Towoomba, Queensland, Australia; For:
A. & D. Munro Co., Munro Tramway #2, Palmtree, QLD, Australia
(1936) Operation closed, Shay stored at Palmtree
(1974) Illawarra Light RY Museum Society, Albion Park, NSW, Australia
(2002) Major components, under restoration
(2010) Project abounded.

(c2010) All sn-906 parts,(except water tank) returned to Palmtree, QLD, Australia
(2014) Water tank from sn-906 returned to Palmtree, QLD, Australia
Disposition: Some parts remain in Albion Park, NSW, Australia
SLc Survivor List
Additional Notes: Shipped to: D. Munro, Towoomba, Queensland, Australia, then on to Palmtree
Both of A. & D. Munro Co. Shays were lettered with "MUNRO".
Munro Tramway (name on official documents) was also referred to as: Munro's Tramway, Munro's Hampton Tramway, A. & D. Munro Tramway, and Munro's Hampton-Perseverance Tram.

Illawarra Light RY Society Shay Project: (11-15-2000) The I.L.R.M.S. Ltd. has the remains of the two Munro Tramway Shays, 906 & 2097 as well as a few bogie parts from 2800 and other steam loco parts. The plan was to make an operational 2' gauge Shay, with most parts from sn-906. (2010) Project abounded.