Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.
Photo Credit:
Left: Rob Smith collection
Right: John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland (c1914)
Shop Number 697 - Built for: North Mount Lyell Copper Co.
{641st Lima Built Shay}
Built:
5-15-1902
Class:
A
15-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
2 - 9 x 8
Gear Ratio:
2.529
Wheel Dia.:
26.5"
Gauge:
42"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

Boot - 44"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
150
Tractive Effort:
6,957 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

6.03
Maximum
Safe Speed:

12.5
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
0.5 Tons
Water Capacity:
690 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
35,832
Owners:
North Mount Lyell Copper Co., North Mount Lyell RY #5, Gormanston, Tasmania, Australia
Mount Lyell Mining & RY Co., Strahan, Tasmania, Australia
(1906) Unknown owner, unknown location, TAS, Australia
(1909) Laheys, Ltd. Canungra & Pine Creek Log. Tramway #5, Canungra, Queensland, Australia
(1915) converted to coal burner
(c1919) Brisbane Timbers, Ltd., Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Disposition: Scrapped
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