Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.
Photo Credit:
Left: by Don Ross
Right: by John Krause (*1)
Shop Number 1799 - Built for: Enterprise Lbr. Co.
{1,238th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
12-15-1906
Class:
C
65-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 12 x 15
Gear Ratio:
2.211
Wheel Dia.:
36"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 46"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
200
Tractive Effort:
29,835 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.73
Maximum
Safe Speed:

19.4
Fuel Type:
Wood / Coal
Fuel Capacity:
2.5 Cords / 5 Tons
Water Capacity:
3,000 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
110,000
Owners:
Enterprise Lbr. Co., Enterprise RY #4, Alexandria, LA
(c1913) Cherry River Boom & Lbr. Co. #16, Richwood, WV
(1-14-1949) J. Natwick & Co., Alexander, WV
(1-16-1950) F. C. Cook & Co. #16, Alexander, WV
(1953-54) Leased to: Beech Mountain RR, #16, Alexander, WV
(1954) Ely-Thomas Lbr. Co. #2, Fenwick, WV
(4-1966) Pennsylvania State RR Museum #1, Strasburg, PA
Disposition: on display, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg, PA
Additional Notes:
(*1) Right-rear photo above shows #3's tender (sn-2598) was being used with sn-1799 for unknown period of time.
Never operated on Leetonia RY, but today painted as such to show a typical of PA lumber industry Shay.
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