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T.L. Hackney Lumber Co. No. 1 (Shay A-8-2)
United States | 1885 | only one produced

The smallest design of the Shay, referred to as Class A, was available in different sizes between 6 and 24 tons. One of the oldest engines had the serial number 131 and was built in 1885 for the logging company T.L. Hackney in Texas. It had a service weight of nine short tons and was built for a gauge of 36 inches. The boiler was still arranged vertically and instead of a driver's cab there was only a large roof without side panels. After its service life at T.L. Hackney it came to the Rusk Iron Works, also in Texas

Axle config0-4-4-0T (Shay) 
Gauge3 ft 0 in (Three feet)
Dimensions and Weights
Empty weight10,000 lbs
Service weight18,000 lbs
Adhesive weight18,000 lbs
Water capacity400 us gal
Fuel capacity2,240 lbs (wood)
Power sourcesteam
Top speed15 mph
Starting effort1,339 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter26 in
Boiler pressure80 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 8 x 8 in
Calculated Values
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last changed: 04/2022

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