Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.

Photo Credit:
Martin E. Hansen collection
Shop Number 598 - Built for: Salt Lake & Mercur RR
{543rd Lima Built Shay}
Built:
4-26-1900
Class:
C
50-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 12.5 x 12
Gear Ratio:
2.211
Wheel Dia.:
32"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

W.T. - 46"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
180
Tractive Effort:
26,222 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.34
Maximum
Safe Speed:

17.2
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
3.8 Tons
Water Capacity:
2,194 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
90,310
Owners:
Salt Lake & Mercur RR #7, Fairfield, UT
(1-8-1901) Leased to: Copper Belt RY,Copper Belt RR #1, Bingham, UT
(1-1-1905) Denver & Rio Grande RR, Copper Belt RR #1, Bingham, UT :
(8-1-1908) Denver & Rio Grande RR #1, Bingham, UT
(11-15-1920) Denver & Rio Grande Western RR #1, Salt Lake City, UT
(9-1924) Morse Brothers Machinery Co.(D), Denver, CO *
(7-2-1925) The Utah Construction Co., Guernsey, WY
(9-1924) Morse Brothers Machinery Co.(D), Denver, CO *
Disposition: Scrapped
Additional Notes: (12-1900) Track leased from Rio Grande Western RY, Shay 598 leased from Salt Lake & Mercur RR
(early 1920's) Possibly Stored at Welby Roundhouse
* Owned by Dealer