Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.

Photo Credit:
Brian Freeman collection (c1913) (*)
Shop Number 1744 - Built for: Sligo Furnace Co.
{1,184th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
9-21-1906
Class:
C
65-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 12 x 15
Gear Ratio:
2.211
Wheel Dia.:
36"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 46"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
200
Tractive Effort:
29,835 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.79
Maximum
Safe Speed:

19.4
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
5 Tons
Water Capacity:
4,000 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
108,340
Owners:
Sligo Furnace Co., Sligo & Eastern RR #4, Sligo, MO
Disposition: (3-3-1931) Scrapped
Additional Notes: sn-1744 and 1929 were built from the exact same drawings despite Lima changing the tonnage rating on sn-1929.
(*) This photo was taken c1913 of one of the two Shays, exactly which is still undetermined.