Lima Machine Works
Photo Credit:
Left: Marc Reusser collection
Right: George Kadelak collection
Shop Number 277 - Built for: Mount Penn Gravity RR
{241st 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:

5.29
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 #3, Reading, PA
(1898) Out of regular service, RR electrified
(by 1917) Sold to unknown
(4-1918) Southern Iron & Eqpt. Co. (D) #1298, Atlanta, GA *
Disposition: Scrapped
Additional Notes:* Owned by Dealer