Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.

Photo Credit:
Douglas S. Richter collection
Shop Number 2284 - Built for: D. J. Platt & Co.
{1,723rd Lima Built Shay}
Built:
2-26-1910
Class:
B
24-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 8 x 8
Gear Ratio:
3.071
Wheel Dia.:
26.5"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 33.5"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
160
Tractive Effort:
10,680 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.26
Maximum
Safe Speed:

10.3
Fuel Type:
Wood
Fuel Capacity:
1 Cord
Water Capacity:
830 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
47,400
Owners:
Hofius Steel & Equip. Co. (D), Seattle, WA
D. J. Platt & Co. #1, Frances, WA
(11-1916) California & Oregon Lbr. Co., Smith River & Northern RY #3 (1st), Brookings, OR
(1-15-1920) W. J. Nelson Log. Co., Tacoma, WA
Howard Creek Lbr. Co. #3, Union Landing, CA
(by 5-15-1922) J. W. Hotchkiss Co. #2284, Union Landing, CA
(5-23-1922) Leased to: Ira Thompson, Union Landing, CA
(7-15-1925) Hobbs, Wall & Co. #7 later (after 1927) #3 (2nd), Crescent City, CA
(1940) Operations by rail ended
(7-30-1941) Aaron Ferer & Sons (D), Los Angeles, CA *
(7-30-1941) For sale
Disposition: Scrapped
Additional Notes: * Owned by Dealer
Converted to Oil reported 7-15-25