Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.
Photo Credit:
Left: Mark Russer collection
Right: British Columbia Archives
Shop Number 1783 - Built for: Victoria Lbr. & Mfg. Co. Ltd.
{1,222nd Lima Built Shay}
Built:
12-29-1906
Class:
B
45-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 11 x 12
Gear Ratio:
2.211
Wheel Dia.:
32"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 44"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
200
Tractive Effort:
22,563 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.57
Maximum
Safe Speed:

17.2
Fuel Type:
Wood
Fuel Capacity:
3.25 Cords
Water Capacity:
1,750 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
84,000
Owners:
Hofius Steel & Equip. Co., Seattle, WA
Victoria Lbr. & Mfg. Co., Ltd. #6, Chemainus, BC
(5-9-1944) Victoria Lbr. Co., Ltd. #6 later (in 1950) #1066, Chemainus, BC
(10-1-1951) MacMillan & Bloedel Ltd. #1066, Chemainus, BC
Disposition: (1953) Scrapped
Additional Notes: Converted to oil burner
(1950) Victoria Lbr. Co., Ltd. Shays renumbered when radios were added