Lima Machine Works



Photo From:
Top Left: Postcard from C. C. Buskirk collection (1890's) - Right: by Ed Burger
Lower Left: El Dorado County Historical Mueseum
Shop Number 122 - Built for: Rumsey Lbr. Co.
{93rd Lima Built Shay}
Built:
9-17-1884
Class:
A
15-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
2 - 10x8
Gear Ratio:
2.211
Wheel Dia.:
26"
Gauge:
37"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

Boot - 48"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
100
Tractive Effort:
5,102 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

6.06
Maximum
Safe Speed:

14.0
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
1 Ton
Water Capacity:
825 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
23,500
Owners:
Rumsey Lbr. Co., #2, Big Rapids, MI
(c1890) [36"] Hart & Horning #122, Woodville, MI
(1901) El Dorado Lbr. Co. #2, Camino, CA
(1911) C. D. Danaher Pine Co., #2, Camino, CA
(1913) Badly damaged in engine house fire, rebuilt with home-made steel cab
(1915) R. E. Danaher Co., #2, Camino, CA
(1917) Michigan-California Lbr. Co., #2, Camino, CA
(1930's) Rebuilt with new boiler from Lima and 2nd home-made steel cab
(1951) on display at Camino, CA
(1968) Camino, Cable & Northern RR, #2, Camino, CA
(1996) Paul Bunyan's Forest Camp, Turtle Bay, Redding, CA
Disposition: On Display Paul Bunyan's Forest Camp
Additional Notes: Converted to oil burner by unknown owner(s)
Oldest surviving Shay
SLc Survivor List