Lima Locomotive Corporation
Photo Credit:
Left: Chih-Wen Jason Hung
- Right: Michale Koch collection
Shop Number 2550 - Built for: Alishan Forest RY
{1,989th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
6-22-1912
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:
8,144 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.40
Maximum
Safe Speed:

10.3
Fuel Type:
Wood
Fuel Capacity:
0.75 Cord
Water Capacity:
730 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
36,990
Owners:
Samuel, Samuel & Co., Ltd. (D), Taipei, Formosa (Japan); For:
Alishan Forest RY #15, Kirun, Formosa, (Japan)
(1945) Alishan Forest RY #15, Keelung (Chilung), Taiwan
Disposition: on display @ Pei-men yard, Chiaya, 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.
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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