Lima Locomotive Works, Inc.
Photo Credit:
Left: by Brian Fritz (1998)
- Right: by Mallory Hope Ferrell (7-6-1947)
Shop Number 3176 - Built for: West Side Lbr. Co.
{2,594th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
3-29-1922
Class:
C
70-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 12 x 15
Gear Ratio:
2.53
Wheel Dia.:
34"
Gauge:
36"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 50"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
200
Tractive Effort:
32,162 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.89
Maximum
Safe Speed:

18.0
Fuel Type:
Oil
Fuel Capacity:
1,200 Gals.
Water Capacity:
3,000 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
130,000
Owners:
West Side Lbr. Co., Hetch Hetchy & Yosemite Valley RR #8, Tuolumne, CA
(3-4-1925) Pickering Lbr. Co. #8 (1st), Tuolumne, CA
(7-1934) West Side Lbr. Co. #8, Tuolumne, CA
(1958) Pickering Lbr. Corp. #8, Tuolumne, CA
(7-1967) George Malarkey (uncle) & Malarkey Wall (nephew) (railfans) #8, Banks, OR
(by 1976) Malarkey Wall (railfan), Banks, OR; Note: Residence in Gales Creek, Shay remained in Banks, 10 miles away
(1977) Georgetown Loop RR #8, Silver Plume, CO
Leased to: Colorado Central Narrow Gauge RR #8, Silver Plume, CO
Georgetown Loop RR, Inc., Georgetown Loop RR #8, Silver Plume, CO
(2004) Moved to Georgetown, CO for public display
(3-12-2008) Royal Gorge Route #8, Canon City, CO
Disposition: On display Royal Gorge Route, Canon City, CO
Additional Notes:
(1967) George Malarkey & Malarkey Wall acquired sn-3176 & 3254 when Pickering Lbr. Corp. could not sell them.
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