Lima Locomotive Works, Inc.
Photo Credit:
Left: Thomas Lawson Jr. collection
Right: George R. Kadelak collection (BP 9-1918)
Shop Number 2993 - Built for: The Beacon Coal Co.
{2,427th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
9-17-1918
Class:
B
50-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 11 x 12
Gear Ratio:
2.211
Wheel Dia.:
32"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 44.25"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
200
Tractive Effort:
22,563 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.90
Maximum
Safe Speed:

17.2
Fuel Type:
Soft Coal
Fuel Capacity:
3.25 Tons
Water Capacity:
1,750 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
89,200
Owners:
The Beacon Coal Co. #3, Hopedale, OH
(4-7-1927) Birmingham Rail & Loco. Co. (D) #1664, Birmingham, AL
(7-28-1936) Masonite Corp. #51, Laurel, MS
Disposition: (1950's) Scrapped
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