Lima Locomotive Works, Inc.

Photo Credit:
Left: by Eddie Gross - Right: La Porte County Historical Steam Society collection
Shop Number 3345 - Built for: New Mexico Lumber Co.
Built:
11-20-1929
Class:
C
60-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Diam x Stroke]
3 - 11 x 12
Gear Ratio:
2.529
Wheel Diam:
32"
Gauge:
36"
Boiler:
[Style - Diam.]

E.W.T. - 44.375"
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
3.5 Tons
Water Capacity:
2000 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
115,000
Owners:
Hofius Steel & Equipment Co. (D), Seattle, WA
New Mexico Lumber Co. #7, Dolores, CO
(12-15-1933) Hofius Steel & Equipment Co. (D), Seattle, WA
(7-7-1937) Oregon Lumber Co. #7, Baker, OR
(1961) Black Hills Central RR #7, Hill City, SD
LaPorte County Historical Steam Society #7, Heston, IN
(1985) Damaged cosmetically in a engine house fire
(2006) Converted to wood burner during restoration
(7-18-2006) Operational and back in service
Disposition: Operational @ LaPorte County Historical Steam Society, Heston, IN
Additional Notes: Last narrow gauge Shay built
SLc Survivor List

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