Lima Locomotive Corporation

Photo Credit:
Jody Higgins collection
Shop Number 2798 - Built for: Cumberland Corp.
{2,237th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
10-13-1914
Class:
C
90-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 14.5 x 15
Gear Ratio:
2.05
Wheel Dia.:
36"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 58"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
200
Tractive Effort:
40,407 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.03
Maximum
Safe Speed:

20.9
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
5 Tons
Water Capacity:
4,500 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
161,300
Owners:
Cumberland Corp., Black Mountain RY #2, Burnsville, NC
(4-1-1916) Holston Corp., Black Mountain RY #2, Kona, NC
(7-1925) Leased to: Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio RY, #2, Erwin, TN
(10-27-26) For sale, engine in Erwin shops
Joint Dealers Rebuild (B R & L Co. / S I & E Co., #2237 / G C & L Co., #627)
(8-3-1928) Vredenburgh Saw Mill Co. #17, Vredenburgh, AL
Disposition: Scrapped
Additional Notes: Black Mountain RR ran from Kona to Eskota NC
Corduroy, AL was the interchange point between Vredenburgh Saw Mill Co. and the L&N.
B R & L Co.: Birmingham Rail & Loco. Co. (D)
G C & L Co.: Georgia Car & Loco. Co. (D)
S I & E Co.: Southern Iron & Eqpt. Co. (D)