Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.

Photo Credit:
Jack Holst collection from Thomas Lawson Jr. (6-1941)
Shop Number 802 - Built for: Dierks Lbr. & Coal Co.
{744th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
7-29-1903
Class:
B
45-2
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)
180
Tractive Effort:
20,316 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.05
Maximum
Safe Speed:

17.2
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
3.25 Tons
Water Capacity:
2,200 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
80,200
Owners:
Dierks Lbr. & Coal Co., De Queen & Eastern RR #100, De Queen, AR
(1905) De Queen & Eastern RR Co., De Queen & Eastern RR #100, De Queen, AR
(1907) Cleveland-McLeod Lbr. Co., De Queen & Eastern RR #100, Neal Springs, AR
(after 1910) Boleyn Lbr. Co., Boleyn, LA
Florien Lbr. Co., Ayers, LA
(prior 1-1921) Brown Lbr. Co., Shamrock & Western RY #97, Shamrock, LA
(c1922) George E. Dilley & Son (D), Palestine, TX *
Disposition: (1940's) Scrapped
Additional Notes: * Owned by Dealer
Locally, the De Queen & Eastern RR was also known as DeQueen & Eastern RR
(1905) Dierks Lbr. and Coal Co. set up RR as independent operation, with Hans and H. L. Dierks owners.
(4-1909) Shay overhauled for 2nd time back at D & E shop, after 1907 sale to Cleveland-McLeod.
(6-1941) Photographed very derelict at Palestine, TX,