Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.

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Photo Credit:
Left: George R. Kadelak collection (BP 4-1893)
Right: David Higley collection (BP 4-1893)
Shop Number 450 - Built for: Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.
{407th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
4-24-1893
Class:
B
40-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 11 x 12
Gear Ratio:
2.211
Wheel Dia.:
32"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

W.T. - 44"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
155
Tractive Effort:
17,494 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.73
Maximum
Safe Speed:

17.2
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
03.25 Tons
Water Capacity:
1,800 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
80,000
Owners:
Lima Locomotive & Machine Co. (B) #450 "LIMA", Lima, OH *
Displayed at 1893 Worlds Columbian Exposition, Chicago, IL
(11-18-1893) Montpelier & Wells River RR #450 "COLUMBIA", Montpelier, VT
Boston & Maine RR #4, Concord & Manchester, NH, (used in building Concord & Manchester Street RY)
Barre & Chelsa RR, Montpelier, VT
(2-1898) Hardwick & Woodbury RR, Hardwick, VT
(1901) Hardwick & Woodbury RY Co., Hardwick & Woodbury RR #1 "E. H. BLOSSOM", Hardwick, VT
Southern Iron & Equip. Co.(D) #1352, Atlanta, GA *
(1-18-1919) Thomas T. Ivey Co. #5, Kalem, AL
(4-9-1924) Babois Lbr. Co. #5, Kalem, AL
Disposition: (6-1927) Scrapped at Kalem
Additional Notes:
??owner: (6-10-1927) Southern Iron & Equipment Co.(D), Atlanta, GA
??owner: Nadawah Lbr. Co., Nadawah, AL
* Owned by Dealer