Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.

Photo Credit:
Frank A. King collection
Shop Number 551 - Built for: F. A. Blackwell
{498th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
3-31-1898
Class:
C
50-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 12.5 x 12
Gear Ratio:
2.211
Wheel Dia.:
36"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

W.T. - 46"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
180
Tractive Effort:
23,319 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.95
Maximum
Safe Speed:

19.4
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
3.8 Tons
Water Capacity:
2,200 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
91,900
Owners:
F. A. Blackwell, North Bend & Kettle Creek RR #4, Gleasonton, PA
Lake Superior Piling Co. #4, LeClair, MN
(c1904) Minnesota Land & Construction Co., Duluth, Virginia and Rainy Lake RY #22, Virginia, MN
(5-1-1905) Virginia & Rainy Lake Co. Duluth, Virginia and Rainy Lake RY #22, Virginia, MN
(12-18-1905) Virginia & Rainy Lake Co. #22, Clear Lake, MN
(1909) Virginia & Rainy Lake Co. #22, Gooseberry, MN
(1912) Virginia & Rainy Lake Co. #22, Cusson, MN
(10-9-1929) Company closed down
(3-31-1931) For sale
Disposition: Scrapped
Additional Notes: