Lima Locomotive & Machine Co.
Photo Credit:
Left: Marc Reusser collection (1963)
Right: by unknown (2013)
Shop Number 2351 - Built for: Alishan Forest RY
{1,790th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
8-10-1910
Class:
A
18-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
2 - 7 x 12
Gear Ratio:
3.071
Wheel Dia.:
26.5"
Gauge:
30"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

ST. - 31.5"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
160
Tractive Effort:
8.1177 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.98
Maximum
Safe Speed:

10.3
Fuel Type:
Wood
Fuel Capacity:
0.75 Cord
Water Capacity:
730 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
33,608
Owners:
Ed L. Van Nierop & Co. (Japan Trading Co.), Yokohama, Japan (Importer) For:
Alishan Forest RY #11 later #13 (2nd), Kirun (Kelâng), Formosa (Japan)
(1945) Alishan Forest RY #13, Keelung (Chilung), Taiwan
Disposition: Central Film Co.’s Cultural City, Taipei, Taiwan
Additional Notes: Shipped to: Kirun (now Keelung), Formosa ( now Taiwan).
Note: Keelung is or has also been known as: Chilung, Chi-lung, Ke-lâng, Kilung, and Kirun.
The true origin of the second Alishan Forest Railway #13 cannot be verified. It is either sn-2351 [#11] or sn-2352 [#12].
The #13 photo above is the Shay in question.
There is only one original LIMA mark left on any of the Alishan RY Shays and it has no number. All of their Shays have been re-built, changing much of the original Lima product. Most were renumbered for various reasons without regard to Lima Shop Numbers over the years.
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