Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.

Photo Credit:
Allen County Historical Society Museum collection (BP 1-1903)
Shop Number 748 - Built for: Kaul & Hall Lbr. Co., Inc.
{690th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
1-20-1903
Class:
C
65-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 12 x 15
Gear Ratio:
2.21
Wheel Dia.:
33"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

W.T. - 46"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
200
Tractive Effort:
32,547 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.57
Maximum
Safe Speed:

17.8
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
5 Tons
Water Capacity:
3,530 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
116,500
Owners:
Kaul & Hall Lbr. Co. Inc., #73 (1911 renumbered) #173, St. Marys, PA
(10-29-1926) For Sale
(4-8-1927) Central Pennsylvania Lbr. Co., Laquin, PA
St. Marys Tanning Co., St. Marys, PA
Disposition: Scrapped 2-1929
Additional Notes: built as WT, new boiler was EWT 4-16-1919
Hall & Kaul Lbr. Co. later Kaul & Hall Lbr. Co. Inc., was never the owner of the St. Marys & Southwestern RR, which had only one Shay for about a year. Confusion comes from the fact that the same people owned all three operations.