Lima Locomotive Corporation
Photo Credit:
Left: by Richard J. Cook, Sr.
Right: Tom Sink collection
Shop Number 2598 - Built for: Eakin Lbr. Co.
{2,037th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
10-14-1912
Class:
C
70-3
Trucks:
3
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 12 x 15
Gear Ratio:
2.25
Wheel Dia.:
36"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 50"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
200
Tractive Effort:
30,375 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

4.96
Maximum
Safe Speed:

19.0
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
5 Tons
Water Capacity:
3,000 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
118,700
Owners:
Eakin Lbr. Co. (The Erbacon & Summersville RR Co.) Erbacon & Summerville RR #2, Skyles, WV
(6-8-1927) Eakin Lbr. Co. #2, Fenwick, WV
(4-21-1942) Ely Thomas Lbr. Co.#3, Fenwick, WV
(1964) The Penn-York Lumbermen’s Club, Wellsboro, PA For:
(1964) Pennsylvania Lbr. Museum #4, Denton Hill, PA
(1964-1970) Stored in Galeton, PA
Disposition: on display @ Pennsylvania Lbr. Museum, Denton Hill, PA, which is 12 miles west of Galeton, PA
Additional Notes:
SLc Survivor List
(1964) The Penn-York Lumbermen’s Club, of Wellsboro, PA, purchased the Shay for the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum.