Lima Machine Works

Photo From:
University of Michigan Engineering & Transportation Library (BP 8-1884)
Shop Number 119 - Built for: Andrew Brown
{90th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
8-18-1884
Class:
A/C*
15-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
2 - 10x10
Gear Ratio:
2.211
Wheel Dia.:
30"
Gauge:
42"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

Boot - 48"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
100
Tractive Effort:
5,528 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

6.86
Maximum
Safe Speed:

16.2
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
1 Ton
Water Capacity:
1,428 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
28,000
Owners:
Andrew Brown, Grayson, KY, For:
Carter Caves & Olive Hill RR #119 "BUFFALO", Carter Caves, KY
(1885) Bull's Eye Spring Narrow Gauge RR #119, "BUFFALO", Grayson, KY
(12-1899) Rufus F. DeVane, Red Springs, NC
(c1903) Rufus F. DeVane, Alma, NC
(c1909) J. T. Jones, Antryville, NC
Disposition: Scrapped
Additional Notes:
Ordered under name of Bull's Eye Spring Narrow Gauge Railroad which was not built until 1885
* Second and Last 3-truck Shay w/two cylinders