Lima Locomotive Corporation
Photo Credit:
Left: by Jeff Terry (3-2010)
Right: George Kadelak collection
Shop Number 2519 - Built for: EIk & Little Kanawa RR
{1,958th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
2-17-1912
Class:
B
32-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 8 x 12
Gear Ratio:
2.176
Wheel Dia.:
29"
Gauge:
36"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 37"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
160
Tractive Effort:
10,373 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

6.39
Maximum
Safe Speed:

15.8
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
1.75 Tons
Water Capacity:
1,000 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
53,900
Owners:
Elk & Little Kanawa RR Co., Elk & Little Kanawa RR, #7, Gassaway, WV
Wilkoff & Co. (D), New York City, NY
(by 2-25-1920) W. M. Ritter Lbr. Co., Big Sandy & Cumberland RR #7, Devon, WV
(2-25-1920) Track and Shay converted to 42" gauge
(10-31-1923) [42"] Norfolk & Western RY Co., Big Sandy & Cumberland RR #7, Devon, WV
(6-13-1933) Norfolk & Western RY Co., Norfolk & Western #7, Devon, WV
(1937) W. M. Ritter Lbr. Co. #7, Hurley, VA
(1948) W. M. Ritter Lbr. Co. #7, Daisy, KY
(5-2-1965) George M. Morrison (Railfan), Maryville, TN
(6-1990) Roaring Camp & Big Trees Narrow Gauge RR #6, Felton, CA
Disposition: Awaiting restoration (first due in 2003) @ Roaring Camp & Big Trees Narrow Gauge RR, Felton, CA.
As of February 2013, it has not started.
Due to be regauged to 36"
Additional Notes:
SLc Survivor List