Lima Locomotive Corporation

Photo Credit:
Left: by unknown - Right: by Mike Loveday
Shop Number 2800 - Built for: Maroochy Shire Council
Built:
11-23-1914
Class:
A
13-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
2 - 6 x 10
Gear Ratio:
3.077
Wheel Dia.:
22.5"
Gauge:
24"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

ST. - 27.75"
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
.75 Cord
Water Capacity:
400 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
24,748
Owners:
Gibson, Battle & Co. (D), Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Maroochy Shire Council, Mapleton Tramway "MAPLETON", Nambour, Maroochy Shire, Queensland, Australia
(1944) Moreton Central Sugar Mill, Nambour, Maroochy Shire, Queensland, Australia
(1949) Combined with parts (mainly trucks) from sn-2091, operational around mill.
(1950's) Named "SHAY" while working at mill
(1960) Retired, displayed at mill, "SHAY", Nambor, Queensland, Australia
(1970) Displayed in public park (across from mill), "SHAY", Nambor, Queensland, Australia
(1985) Joint ownership: Moreton Central Sugar Mill and Maroochy Shire Council, "SHAY", Nambor, Queensland, Australia
(1988) Displayed in Mapleton for a year, "SHAY", Mapleton, Queensland, Australia
(1989) Moved back: Displayed in public park (across from mill), "SHAY", Nambor, Queensland, Australia
(12-2004) Maroochy Shire Council, (acquired sole ownership after mill closed), "SHAY", Nambour, Queensland, Australia (stored outside)
(4-7-2006) Stored at: Railway Workshops Museum, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia, for restoration (not started).
(10-12-2010) Sunshine Coast Council, "SHAY", Nambour, Queensland, Australia (old Maroochy Shire Council)
(10-12-2010) Stored at: Nambour & District Historical Museum, Nambour, Queensland, Australia, for restoration
Disposition: Under restoration
Additional Notes: First arrived at Nambour in early 1915
(10-2010) Nambour & District Historical Museum started a major restoration of the Shay at Nambour, Queensland, Australia
SLc Survivor List
Rebuild photos by Clive Plater