Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.
Photo Credit:
Left: Kathy Williams collection
Right: George R. Kadelak collection
Shop Number 1561 - Built for: Waldorf Mining & Milling Co.
{1,002nd Lima Built Shay}
Built:
8-17-1905
Class:
B
37-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 10 x 12
Gear Ratio:
2.05
Wheel Dia.:
29.5"
Gauge:
36"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

W.T. - 42"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
180
Tractive Effort:
16,886 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.72
Maximum
Safe Speed:

17.1
Fuel Type:
Wood / Coal
Fuel Capacity:
1.5 Cords / 2 Tons
Water Capacity:
1,560 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
65,100
Owners: (Includes new data after 2018 Shay book completed)
Waldorf Mining & Milling Co. #1, Silver Plume, CO; For:
Argentine Central RY Co., Argentine Central RY #1, Silver Plume, CO
(c1906) New Mexico Lbr. Co., Rio Grande & Pagosa Springs RR #1 (3rd) later (by 1910) #2 (2nd), Blanco & Edith, CO
(5-5-1904) Local survey put Edith in NM, Supreme Court corrected back to CO on 4-9-1909.
(7-14-1914) New Mexico Lbr. Co., Rio Grande & Southwestern RR #4, El Vado, NM
(late 1915) Used on multiple spurs south of El Vado NM
(c1922) Pagosa Lbr. Co. #4, Dulce, NM
(10-22-1924) Lima visit: Dulce, NM reported on side track, boiler condemned, engine will be scrapped
(11-17-1928) Bernstein Brothers Iron & Metal Co., Pueblo, CO
(11-1928) Scrapped, likely at Dulce, NM
Disposition: (11-1928) Scrapped, likely at Dulce, NM
Additional Notes: first shipped to C. J. Wilcox, Denver, CO
(5-5-1904) U.S. Post office recgonized Edith as in NM until Supreme Court ruled in favor of original survey