Lima Machine Works

Photo Credit:
George R. Kadelak collection (BP 3-1885)
Shop Number 128 - Built for: J. E. Potts Salt & Lbr. Co.
{98th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
3-4-1885
Class:
B
28-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 10x10
Gear Ratio:
2.050
Wheel Dia.:
28.625"
Gauge:
36"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

WT - 40"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
160
Tractive Effort:
12,891 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

3.94
Maximum
Safe Speed:

16.6
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
1.75 Tons
Water Capacity:
1,200 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
37,400
Owners:
J.E. Potts Salt & Lbr. Co., Au Sable & Northern RR #128 "JERRY HUNT", Potts, MI
(1892) H. M. Loud & Sons Lumbering Co., Au Sable & Northwestern RR, McKinley, MI
(12-26-1907) Au Sable & North Western RR, Au Sable, MI
(1911) Detroit & Macinac RR, Au Sable, MI
Disposition: Undetermined
Additional Notes: Mill was at Au Sable, railroad shop was at Potts which was renamed McKinley in 1892
Shays disposed of after Detroit & Macinac RR took over in 1911