Lima Locomotive Works supplied the Peoria & Eastern's three representatives of class L-1d, 4-8-2s Nos. 46-48, in 1918. These workhorses weighed 343,000 pounds and developed 54,080 pounds of tractive effort. These engines had 69-inch drivers and 28x28-inch cylinders, and sustained a boiler pressure of 200 p.s.i. They had 4430 square feet of evaporative heating surface, 1212 square feet of superheater surface, and 66.8 square feet of grate area. No. 37 began life as the New York Central's No. 2670 and received its P&E number in 1937; retirement came in 1951.