Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.

Photo Credit:
by Ron V. Nixon (6-1932)
Shop Number 879 - Built for: Benson Log. & Lumbering Co.
{821st Lima Built Shay}
Built:
4-4-1904
Class:
B
37-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 10 x 12
Gear Ratio:
2.05
Wheel Dia.:
29.5"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

W.T. - 42"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
180
Tractive Effort:
16,886 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.69
Maximum
Safe Speed:

17.1
Fuel Type:
Wood
Fuel Capacity:
1.5 Cords
Water Capacity:
1,560 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
64,900
Owners:
W. D. Hofius & Co. (D), Seattle, WA
Benson Log. & Lumbering Co., Clatskanie & Nehalem RR #879, Clatskanie, OR
(6-1911) Benson Tbr. Co.* #879, Clatskanie, OR
(10-10-1918) Spruce Production Div. (U. S. Army), Yaquina, OR
(10-10-1918) Warren Spruce Co., Yaquina Northern RR #879 [SPRR #11], Yaquina, OR
(10-1918) U. S. Spruce Production Corp. (U. S. Army), Yaquina, OR
(12-1918) Sent to Vancouver Barracks, Vancouver, WA; For sale
(8-1919) Zimmerman, Wells & Brown Co. (D), Portland, OR; purchased to resale *
(10-1920) Cameron-Hogg Lbr. Co., Bull Run, OR
(1932) Alaska Junk Co.(D), Portland, OR *
Disposition: Scrapped
Additional Notes: * Owned by Dealer
*Cost-plus contractor for Spruce Production Division (U. S. Army)
SPRR #11 was Spruce Production RR #, the designation used by Spruce Production Division