Lima Machine Works

Photo Credit:
by Thomas E. Burg
Shop Number 137 - Built for: George W. Pratt
{105th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
10-13-1885
Class:
A
11-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
2 - 8x8
Gear Ratio:
2.176
Wheel Dia.:
26"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

WT.- 30"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
150
Tractive Effort:
4,821 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

7.48
Maximum
Safe Speed:

14.2
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
1 Ton
Water Capacity:
730 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
28,780
Owners:
George W. Pratt, Wolf & Wisconsin RR, Pelican Lake, WI
(1-15-1889) Milwaukee, Lake Shore & Western RY, Pelican Lake, WI
(1889) Wisconsin Valley Lbr., Harrison, WI
J. R. Droney Lbr. Co., Watoga, WV
Disposition: Scrapped
Additional Notes: There is a photo of a Class-B Shay lettered S.V.& S-L RR #1, which is not sn-137, though it had previously been assumed to be sn-137 rebuilt as a Class-B Shay.
?? (c1899) Lima Locomotive Works (B), Lima, OH; rebuilding after a wreck
?? (1899) South Vandalia & State Line RR #1, South Vandalia, NY