Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.
Photo Credit:
Left: George Kadelak collection
Right: by Bill Grove
Shop Number 553 - Built for: Rich Lbr. Co.
{500th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
4-14-1898
Class:
C
50-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 12 x 12
Gear Ratio:
2.21
Wheel Dia.:
32"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

W.T. - 44"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
180
Tractive Effort:
24,166 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.37
Maximum
Safe Speed:

17.2
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
3.8 Tons
Water Capacity:
2,200 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
83,000
Owners:
Rich Lbr. Co. South Branch RR #4, Granere, PA
(1902) Rich Lbr. Co. Cranberry Lake RR #4, Wanakena, NY
(1914) Basic Refractories Corp., Natural Bridge, NY
Disposition: (1917) Scrapped
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