Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.
Photo Credit:
Left: Powell River News
Right: by John F. Campbell
Shop Number 2475 - Built for: Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Ltd.
Built:
9-15-1911
Class:
B
42-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 10 x 12
Gear Ratio:
2.05
Wheel Dia.:
29.5"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 42.375"
Fuel Type:
Wood
Fuel Capacity:
1.5 Cords
Water Capacity:
1560 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
72,410
Owners:
Hofius Steel & Equipment Co. (D), Seattle, WA
Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Ltd. #1 (1st), Myrtle Point, BC, CAN
(by 1922) Converted to oil burner
(1928) Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Ltd. #1 (1st), Menzies Bay, BC, CAN
Great Central Sawmills, Ltd. (Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Ltd.) #1, Great Central, BC, CAN
Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Ltd. #1 (1st), Great Central, BC, CAN
MacMillan & Bloedel, Ltd. #1, Chemainus, BC, CAN
(1951) Gerry Wellburn (railfan), M & B RR #1, Deerholme, BC, CAN, (operational)
(6-4-1966) Cowichan Valley Forest Museum, Duncan, BC, CAN, on display
(1974) British Columbia Forest Museum Society #1, Duncan, BC, CAN
(1976) British Columbia Forest Discovery Centre #1, Duncan, BC, CAN
Disposition: Displayed
Additional Notes:
Gerry Wellburn purchased from MacMillan & Bloedel when they were scrapping their Shays in 1951. It did not run on his private M & B RR, which was narrow gauge.
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