Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.
Photo Credit:
Left: by Judd Wolfram
Right: West Virgina University Library
Shop Number 1907 - Built for: Lewisburg and Ronceverte Electric RY
{1,346th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
5-25-1907
Class:
C
70-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 12 x 15
Gear Ratio:
2.25
Wheel Dia.:
36"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 46"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
200
Tractive Effort:
30,375 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.88
Maximum
Safe Speed:

19.0
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
5 Tons
Water Capacity:
3,500 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
115,945
Owners:
Lewisburg and Ronceverte Electric RY #1, Ronceverte, WV
(9-29-1910) West Virginia Pulp & Paper Co., Greenbrier, Cheat and Elk RR #6 (2nd), Cass, WV
(10-1928) West Virginia Pulp & Paper Co., #6, Cass, WV
(6-15-1942) Mower Lbr. Co. #6, Cass, WV
(1947) For sale
(4-1947) Preston County Coal Corp. #6, Tunnelton, WV
(7-10-1948) Premar Coal Co., #6, West End, WV
(c1950) Premar Coal Co. #6, Austen, WV
(c1950) Borgman Brothers Coal Co. #6, West End, WV
(7-1974) Dave Corbitt (rail fan), Parkersburg, WV, Shay stayed at West End
(fall 1975) moved to 83 Fill, WV (former Premar/B&O interchange)
(1978) State of West Virginia, Cass Scenic RR, Cass, WV; for parts only
Disposition: (4-1980) Scrapped at Cass, WV
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