Lima Machine Works

Photo Credit:
K. Gus Smarey collection
Shop Number 10 - Built for: G & J Backus
{4th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
11-13-1880
Class:
A
8-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
2 - 8x8
Gear Ratio:
2.05
Wheel Dia.:
24"
Gauge:
36"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

Vert. - 48"
Boiler Pressure:
In LBS (PSI)
80
Tractive Effort:
2,624 LBS
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.83
Maximum
Safe Speed:

13.9
Fuel Type:
Wood
Fuel Capacity:
2 Cords
Water Capacity:
400 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
10,000
Owners:
G & J Backus, Oscoda, MI
Disposition: Scrapped
Additional Notes: