Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.

Photo Credit:
George R. Kadelak collection (mid-1940's)
Shop Number 1924 - Built for: Northwestern States Portland Cement Co.
{1,363rd Lima Built Shay}
Built:
5-18-1907
Class:
B
28-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 8 x 12
Gear Ratio:
3.071
Wheel Dia.:
28"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

W.T. - 36"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
160
Tractive Effort:
16,020 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

3.85
Maximum
Safe Speed:

10.3
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
1.75 Tons
Water Capacity:
1,000 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
49,100
Owners:
Northwestern States Portland Cement Co. #2, Mason City, IA
(6-7-1943) Deckert & McDowell Construction Co., Rosemont, MN
(1944) Deckert & McDowell Construction Co. #SS-141, Wheaton, IL
Disposition: (1947) Scrapped at Wheaton
Additional Notes:
The Shay was brought to Wheaton for use on a ballasting contract, but was never used in Illinois and was scrapped at Wheaton, IL.