Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.

Photo Credit:
George Kadelak collection (c1925)
Shop Number 2382 - Built for: Laurel River Log. Co.
{1,821st Lima Built Shay}
Built:
10-7-1910
Class:
B
28-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#- Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 8 x 10
Gear Ratio:
3.071
Wheel Dia.:
27.5"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 35.375"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
12,865
Tractive Effort:
12,865 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.37
Maximum
Safe Speed:

10.7
Fuel Type:
Wood / Coal
Fuel Capacity:
1.25 Cords / 1.5 Tons
Water Capacity:
850 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
59,400
Owners:
Laurel River Log. Co., Madison County RY #2, Runion, NC
(7-9-1919) Leased to: Curry Brothers Lbr. Co., Mill Creek Valley RR, Runion, NC
(1-21-1920) Broad River Lbr. Co. French Broad RR #2, Runion, NC
(8-1923) Griffith Lbr. Co. #2, Runion, NC
Leased to: R. W. Mayer #2, Runion, NC
(1925) Southern Iron & Equip. Co. (D) #2071, Atlanta, GA
Disposition: Scrapped
Additional Notes: Mill Creek Valley RR was a local name used in 1919 for about 4-5 months when Laurel River Log. Co. stopped operations on Madison County RY including its service to Curry Brothers Lbr. Co. When Broad River Lbr. Co. bought out Laurel River Log.Co. in 11-1919, the railroad was renamed French Broad RR.