Eden Manufacturing Company 0-4-2 Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Virginia (Locobase 13835)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Volume 39, p. 87. See also the Frank-and-Anne correspondence http://www.frank-and-anne.com/tag/w-m-carney-mill/, last accessed 4 February 2012. Works number was 36775 in August 1911.

Eden Manufacturing was owned by the O T Bourne & Company, which purchased this teeny, tiny standard-gauge radial tank. It would later operate for the Urmston Shipley Lumber Co before being sold to locomotive rebuilder/reseller Southern Iron & Equipment.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID13835
RailroadEden Manufacturing Company
Number in Class1
Road Numbers4 / 102
Number Built1
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase4'
Engine Wheelbase 8.50'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.47
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) 8.50'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers14000 lbs
Engine Weight18000 lbs
Tender Light Weight
Total Engine and Tender Weight18000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity200 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)12 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter24"
Boiler Pressure160 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)7" x 10"
Tractive Effort2777 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.04
Heating Ability
Firebox Area14.33 sq. ft
Grate Area 3.75 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface87 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface87 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume195.32
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation600
Same as above plus superheater percentage600
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area2293
Power L12280
Power MT718.08

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