Lima Locomotive Works, Inc.
Photo Credit:
Top Left: Max S. Robin, P. E. collection
Top Right: George R. Kadelak collection
Bottom Left & Right: Max S. Robin, P. E. collection
Shop Number 3156 - Built for: West Virginia Pulp & Paper Co.
{2,575th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
3-11-1921
Class:
C
150-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 17 x 18
Gear Ratio:
2.45
Wheel Dia.:
48"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 62.375"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
200
Tractive Effort:
59,742 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.30
Maximum
Safe Speed:

23.3
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
9 Tons
Water Capacity:
6,000 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
256,000
Owners:
West Virginia Pulp & Paper Co., Greenbrier, Cheat & Elk RR Co. #12, Cass, WV
(10-1928) West Virginia Pulp & Paper Co. #12, Cass, WV
(March 31, 1933 thru June 13, 1933) Converted to 4 truck by Cass shops.
(6-15-1942) Mower Lbr. Co. #12, Cass, WV
(12-2-1942) Wrecked at Spruce, frame damaged, placed out of service
(9-1944) For sale
Disposition: (~1956) Scrapped at Cass
Additional Notes: Was the 2nd largest Shay built to date.
4th truck added to increase range of operation by adding water capacity.
Modified engine was rated at 197 tons, 80 feet long with an 11,000 gal. water capacity.