Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.

Photo Credit:
Locomotive World, July, 1909
Shop Number 843 - Built for: Rio Grande Western RY Co.
{785th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
1-1-1904
Class:
C
65-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 12 x 15
Gear Ratio:
2.211
Wheel Dia.:
32"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 46"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
200
Tractive Effort:
33,580 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.00
Maximum
Safe Speed:

17.2
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
5 Tons
Water Capacity:
3,000 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
103,300
Owners:
Copper Belt RY Co. Copper Belt RR #2, Bingham, UT
(2-27-1904) Wrecked - repaired by Silver Brothers in Salt Lake City, UT
(1-1-1905) Denver & Rio Grande RR, Copper Belt RR #2, Bingham, UT
(8-1-1908) Denver & Rio Grande RR #2, Bingham, UT
(11-15-1920) Denver & Rio Grande Western RR #2, Salt Lake City, UT
(7-28-1926) Morse Brothers Machinery Co. (D), Denver, CO *
(7-15-1927) McGoldrick Lbr Co. #2, Sanders, ID
(1-27-1928) McGoldrick Lbr Co. #2, Emida, ID
Disposition: (5-6-1947) Scrapped
Additional Notes: (early 1920's) Possibly Stored at Welby Roundhouse
(11-09-1929) Lima visit; Wrecked so badly it will not pay to repair, Shay 1618 brought over from Sanders, Idaho but also note scrapped 5-6-47
Converted to oil burner
* Owned by Dealer