Lima Locomotive Works, Inc.
Photo Credit:
Left: by Unknown
Right: George R. Kadelak collection (BP 8-1923)
Shop Number 3229 - Built for: Champion Fibre Co.
{2,646th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
8-18-1923
Class:
B
42-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 10 x 12
Gear Ratio:
2.05
Wheel Dia.:
29.5"
Gauge:
36"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 42.125"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
180
Tractive Effort:
16,886 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.47
Maximum
Safe Speed:

17.1
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
2 Tons
Water Capacity:
1,560 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
75,500
Owners: (Includes new data after 2018 Shay book completed)
Champion Fibre Co. #3229, Smokemont, NC
(10-1925) Leased to: Badgett & Latham Lbr. Co. #3229, Robbinsville, NC
(c1927) The Champion Fibre Co. #3229, Robbinsville, NC
(c1929) The Champion Paper & Fibre Co., Buffalo & Snowbird RR #3229, Fire's Creek, NC
(9-1930) Bemis Lbr. Co., Graham County RR #3229, Robbinsville, NC
Disposition: (1942) Scrapped at Robbinsville, NC
Additional Notes: The front #3229 plate went to sn-3299.