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
ClassVirginia
Locobase ID13,835
RailroadEden Manufacturing Company
CountryUSA
Whyte0-4-2T
Number in Class1
Road Numbers4 / 102
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderBaldwin
Year1912
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)4
Engine Wheelbase (ft) 8.50
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.47
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft) 8.50
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)14,000
Engine Weight (lbs)18,000
Tender Light Weight (lbs)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)18,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals)200
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)12
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)24
Boiler Pressure (psi)160
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)7" x 10"
Tractive Effort (lbs)2777
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.04
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)14.33
Grate Area (sq ft) 3.75
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)87
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)87
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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