Lima Machine Works

Photo Credit:
Wexford County Museum collection
Shop Number 155 - Built for: J. E. Potts Salt & Lbr. Co.
{122nd Lima Built Shay}
Built:
7-31-1886
Class:
A
11-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
2 - 8x8
Gear Ratio:
2.05
Wheel Dia.:
26"
Gauge:
36"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

ST.- 34"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
150
Tractive Effort:
4,920 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.05
Maximum
Safe Speed:

13.9
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
1 Ton
Water Capacity:
730 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
26,920
Owners:
J.E. Potts Salt & Lbr. Co., Au Sable & Northern RR, Potts, MI
(1892) H. M. Loud & Sons Lumbering Co., Au Sable & Northwestern RR, McKinley, MI
(1898) A. B. Klise Lbr. Co., Sturgeon Bay RR #1, Sturgeon Bay, MI
A. B. Klise Lbr. Co. #1, Gilchrist, MI
Disposition: Scrapped
Additional Notes: Mill was at Au Sable, railroad shop was at Potts which was renamed McKinley in 1892