Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.

Photo Credit:
Karen Davidson collection
Shop Number 927 - Built for: E. R. Monroe
{869th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
10-24-1904
Class:
A
15-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
2 - 7 x 12
Gear Ratio:
3.071
Wheel Dia.:
26"
Gauge:
36"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

ST. - 31.5"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
160
Tractive Effort:
8,334 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.47
Maximum
Safe Speed:

10.1
Fuel Type:
Wood
Fuel Capacity:
0.75 Cord
Water Capacity:
720 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
30,200
Owners:
Monroe Lbr. Co. #1, Crystal Hill, VA
(5-1910) Ward Lbr. Co. #1, Crystal Hill, VA
Nottoway River Lbr. Co., Blackstone, VA
Birmingham Rail & Loco. Co. (D), Birmingham, AL
(6-13-1916) Guatemala Marble & Mining Co., Santa Rosalia, Guatemala
Disposition: Scrapped
Additional Notes: Remains of boiler, two wheels and engines are now displayed in Pasabien, Guatemala
The remainds of a 2nd Shay are in the mountains above Santa Rosalia, Guatemala, however no records have shown which Shay it may have been.