Lima Locomotive Corporation

Photo Credit:
Top: by Trevor Heath (2009)
Right: George Kadelak collection
Shop Number 2773 - Built for: McGaffey Contracting Co.
Built:
6-25-1914
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"
Fuel Type:
Lignite / Wood
Fuel Capacity:
5 Tons / 2.5 Cords
Water Capacity:
4000 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
124,660
Owners:
McGaffey Contracting Co., #2, McGaffey, NM
(1917) McGaffey Co. #2, McGaffey, NM
(12-14-1929) For sale
(12-1929) Lutcher & Moore Lumber Co., Orange, TX
(5-1933) S. A. Compania Maderera de Durango #5, El Salto, Durango, Mexico
(c1977) Abandoned, El Salto, Durango, Mexico
(early 1990's) Sergio Gamero (railfan) #5, El Salto, Durango, Mexico
Disposition: (2000) Restoration started, (2002) Operational
(2005) No longer in use, stored
Additional Notes: Lutcher & Moore may have brokered the sale of this Shay to Cia Maderera de Durango, but they certainly never used this locomotive themselves. Shay sn 2773 was photographed 5-1933 dead-in-transit at Gallup, NM, waybilled for Mexico and still lettered as McGaffey #2.
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