Lima Locomotive Corporation

Photo Credit:
W. George Cook collection
Shop Number 2545 - Built for: New England Hardwood Co.
{1,984th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
4-23-1912
Class:
B
32-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 8 x 12
Gear Ratio:
2.176
Wheel Dia.:
29"
Gauge:
36"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 37.25"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
160
Tractive Effort:
10,373 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

6.47
Maximum
Safe Speed:

15.8
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
2 Tons
Water Capacity:
1,500 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
51,800
Owners:
New England Hardwood Co. Deerfield River RR #3, West Mountain Mills, VT
(4-1914) Deerfield Lbr. Corp. Deerfield River RR #3, West Mountain Mills, VT
(1-1920) Parker-Young Corp., Deerfield River RR #3, West Mountain Mills, VT
(8-1920) New England Power Co., Deerfield River RR #3, West Mountain Mills, VT, For:
(8-1920) Power Construction Co. (a NEP Co. Division), West Mountain Mills, VT
(6-10-1922) For sale while still in use
(after 12-1922) Michael Blassberg & Co. (D), Turners Falls, MA
Birmingham Rail & Loco. Co. (D) #1560, Birmingham, AL
(9-21-1926) W. P. Riggins, Kerlin, AR
Falcon Lumber Co. #2, Kerlin, AR
Disposition: Scrapped
Additional Notes: Shipped to Hoosac Tunnel, MA for transfer to HT&W RR and on to West Mountain Mills, VT