Lima Machine Works
Photo Credit:
Left: Benjamin F. G. Kline, Jr. collection
Right: P. E. Percy collection
Shop Number 276 - Built for: Mount Penn Gravity RR
{240th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
3-28-1890
Class:
B
28-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 10x10
Gear Ratio:
2.050
Wheel Dia.:
29.5"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

W.T. - 40"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
160
Tractive Effort:
12,508 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.39
Maximum
Safe Speed:

17.1
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
1.75 Tons
Water Capacity:
1,150 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
52,000
Owners:
Mt. Penn Gravity RR Co., Mount Penn Gravity RR #2, Reading, PA
(1898) Out of regular service, RR electrified
Little River Lbr. Co., Manistee, LA
Long Pine Lbr. Co., Alexandria, LA
Chopin Lbr. Co., Inc. #3, Chopin, LA
(5-7-1925) For sale after mill burned.
Disposition: Scrapped
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