Lima Locomotive Corporation

Photo Credit:
George R. Kadelak collection (BP 5-1914)
Shop Number 2742 - Built for: Christmas Island Phosphate Co., Ltd.
{2,181st Lima Built Shay}
Built:
5-1-1914
Class:
C
70-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 12 x 15
Gear Ratio:
2.25
Wheel Dia.:
36"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 50"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
200
Tractive Effort:
30,375 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.34
Maximum
Safe Speed:

19.0
Fuel Type:
Wood
Fuel Capacity:
2.5 Cords
Water Capacity:
3,000 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
135,625
Owners:
Christmas Island Phosphate Co., Ltd. #3 then #6 (in 1950), Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, Australian Territory
Disposition: (1960) Scrapped
Additional Notes: Shipped to: New York City, NY