Lima Locomotive Corporation

Photo Credit:
Jack Bowden collection
Shop Number 2606 - Built for: Stone & Webster Co.
{2,045th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
10-26-1912
Class:
C
60-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 11 x 12
Gear Ratio:
2.529
Wheel Dia.:
32"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 44.25"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
200
Tractive Effort:
25,820 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.60
Maximum
Safe Speed:

15.1
Fuel Type:
Oil
Fuel Capacity:
1,000 Gals.
Water Capacity:
2,000 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
98,700
Owners: (Includes new data after 2018 Shay book completed)
Norman B. Livermore & Co. (D), San Franciso, CA, For:
(10-26-1912) Stone & Weber Construction Co., Big Creek RR #104, El Prado, CA (1)
(1913) San Joaquin & Eastern RR Co., San Joaquin & Eastern RR #104, Auberry, CA (2)
(6-1918) Lassen Lbr. & Box Co. #24, Susanville, CA, For:
(6-1918) Lassen Logging Co., Facht, CA (owned by Lassen Lbr. & Box Co.)
(1918) Construction began on the sawmill and box factory in the spring of 1918, first logs in July 1918
(1921) Lassen Lbr. & Box Co. #24, Susanville, CA
(5-21-1925) For sale
(3-3-1929) Returned to service
(3-30-1929) Red River Lbr. Co. #111, Westwood, CA
(10-14-1937) Cadwallader-Gibson Lbr. Co., Limay, Bataan Province, U. S. Territory of the Philippines
(3-3-1941) [42"] Insular Lbr. Co. #24, Fabrica, Negros Occidental, U. S. Territory of the Philippines
Disposition: Scrapped
Additional Notes:
(1) Stone & Weber Construction Co., was the contractor to build a 55-mile long railroad from El Prado, CA to a new hydroelectric dam site at Cascada CA (Big Creek), for the Pacific Light & Power Co. SN-2606 was bought new for project. Once completed, the RR became the San Joaquin & Eastern RR Co.(2), hauling men and materials to construct the dam. The Shays worked the steeper grades between Auberry CA and Cascada CA.
(2) Subsidiary of the Pacific Light and Power Co.