Lima Locomotive Corporation

As re-built c1924

With 2nd tender added (non-powered truck)
Photo Credit:
Top row: from George Kadelak collection
Lower row: from book Locomotivas articuldas as Gigantes da era do vapor no Brasil
Shop Number 2640 - Built for: Marshall Butters Lbr. Co.
{2,079th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
1-18-1913
Class:
B
36-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 10 x 10
Gear Ratio:
2.05
Wheel Dia.:
29"
Gauge:
36"
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 39.375"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
180
Tractive Effort:
14,315 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.33
Maximum
Safe Speed:

16.8
Fuel Type:
Coal
Fuel Capacity:
1.75 Tons
Water Capacity:
1,200 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
62,300
Owners:
Marshall Butters Lbr. Co. #2, L'Anse, MI
Stearns & Culver Lbr. Co. #2, L'Anse, MI
(by 1924) Ford Motor Car Co. #2, L'Anse, MI; For:
(by 1924) [Std.*] Michigan Iron, Land & Lbr. Co. #2, Iron Mountain, MI
Rebuilt with boiler centered, frame widened
(1928) Companhia Ford Ind. de Brazil #CFI later #21, Para, Brazil
non-powered tender added.
[meter] Southern Brazil Lbr. Co., San Paulo, Brazil
non-powered tender added.
(1940) donated to: Brazilian Government, National RY Department, Sorocaba, Brazil
(3-1946) In shops at Sorocaba, Brazil
(c1949) Scrapped behind shops at Sorocaba, Brazil
Disposition: (c1949) Scrapped
Additional Notes: Henry Ford had this Shay re-built with the boiler centered on the frame, instead of the normal arrangement of it being offset to the left. Note gear shields on both sides.
*(1924) Converted to Std. gauge at the Detroit, Toledo & Ironton shops