Dover & South Bound 0-4-2 Locomotives of the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 7 (Locobase 12968)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 29, p. 68. Works number was 27950 in April 1906.

This wood-burning engine trailed a tender behind it and was the little brother of the Mogul that preceded it (Locobase 12740).

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class7
Locobase ID12968
RailroadDover & South Bound
CountryUSA
Whyte0-4-2
Number in Class1
Road Numbers7
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Year1906
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase5'
Engine Wheelbase10'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.50
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)10'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers21000 lbs
Engine Weight24000 lbs
Tender Light Weight20000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight44000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity1500 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)18 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter33"
Boiler Pressure160 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)9" x 14"
Tractive Effort4673 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.49
Heating Ability
Firebox Area33.50 sq. ft
Grate Area 8.20 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface239 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface239 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume231.85
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1312
Same as above plus superheater percentage1312
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area5360
Power L13470
Power MT728.57


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