Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.


c1950 Diesel Convertion
Photo Credit:
Top Left: George R. Kadelak collection - Right: by Rick Henderson (8-2000)
Center Left: by John Croft - Bottom Left: by Rick Henderson (8-2000)
Shop Number 949 - Built for: Wilson Creek Lumber Co.
Built:
11-9-1904
Class:
B
33-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 10 x 10
Gear Ratio:
2.529
Wheel Dia.:
28"
Gauge:
36"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

W.T. - 40"
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
1.75 Tons
Water Capacity:
1200 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
58,100
Owners:
Wilson Creek Lumber Co. (W. M. Ritter Lumber Co.) #1 (1st), Mortimer, NC
(1905) W. M. Ritter Lumber Co., Linville River RY #1, Pineola, NC
(1913) W. M. Ritter Lumber Co. #1, Welch, WV
(1919) W. M. Ritter Lumber Co. #1, Fremont, VA
(1928) W. M. Ritter Lumber Co. #1, McClure, VA
(8-19-1948) Clinchfield Coal Corporation #1, McClure, WV
McClure Lumber & Builder's Supply Co. #4, McClure, VA
(c1950) Rebuilt to diesel-mechanical loco
(1960's) Display at "Old Shay Inn" #1, McClure, VA
(1996) Will Harris, North Fork Lumber Co., North Fork & Western RR Inc. #1, Goshen VA
Disposition: On Display/restoration, North Fork Lumber Co. Rt 39, Goshen, VA
Additional Notes:
Private Owner, Will Harris, Lexington VA
Owner looking for new 2 piston engines to restore locomotive.
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