Lima Locomotive Corporation
Photo Credit:
Left: by Frank H. Miller
Right: by W. A. Bradley
 
Shop Number 2619 - Built for: Champion Lbr. Co.
{2,058th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
1-22-1913
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. - 50"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
200
Tractive Effort:
30,375 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.10
Maximum
Safe Speed:

19.0
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
5 Tons
Water Capacity:
3,000 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
122,940
Owners:
Champion Lbr. Co. #8, Sunburst, NC
(5-1919) Suncrest Lbr. Co. #8, Sunburst, NC
(8-1926) Suncrest Lbr. Co. #8, Waynesville, NC
Disposition: Scrapped at Waynesville, NC
Additional Notes: Shipped to: Canton, NC
During the 1910's, Champion Lbr. was operating two separate logging railroads in western North Carolina, about 35 miles apart from each other. Thus, the confusion on what locomotives were at Sunburst and what locomotives were at Crestmont.