Lima Machine Works

Photo Credit:
George R. Kadelak collection (c1901)
Shop Number 263 - Built for: John A. Mills
{227th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
12-21-1889
Class:
A
13-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
2 - 7x12
Gear Ratio:
3.071
Wheel Dia.:
26"
Gauge:
34"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

Boot - 36"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
150
Tractive Effort:
7,813 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

3.39
Maximum
Safe Speed:

10.1
Fuel Type:
Wood
Fuel Capacity:
0.75 Cord
Water Capacity:
486 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
22,500
Owners:
John A. Mills, Keyser, NC; For:
Pioneer Shingle Co., Keyser, NC
(3-9-1892) Marion & Melville Jeffries Brothers, Keyser, NC
(11-1-1894) A. B. Austin, Hoffman, NC
(c1898) Walter W. Mills, Carthage, NC
E. R. Roberts, Dudley, NC
K. B. Johnson, Cardenas, NC
North State RR, Cardenas, NC
(c1901) Southern Iron & Equip. Co. (D) #791, Atlanta, GA *
(3-11-1911) [36"] B. F. Nichols #1, Yellow Creek, NC
Disposition: (9-1920) Scrapped
Additional Notes: * Owned by Dealer