Henry Steers Inc 0-4-2 Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 11 (Locobase 15034)

Data from Roy V Wright (Ed.) 1912 Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice, Sixth Edition (New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Company, 1912), p. 157. Works numbers were 46934-46935 in January 1910.

This pair of small saddle-tanks worked for a heavy construction firm in New York City that built everything from bridges to piers to office buildings.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID15034
RailroadHenry Steers Inc
Number in Class2
Road Numbers11-12
Number Built2
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase7'
Engine Wheelbase14.58'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.48
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)14.58'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers67000 lbs
Engine Weight78000 lbs
Tender Light Weight
Total Engine and Tender Weight78000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity1160 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)2 tons
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)56 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter44"
Boiler Pressure165 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)14" x 22"
Tractive Effort13745 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.87
Heating Ability
Firebox Area54 sq. ft
Grate Area14.20 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface697 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface697 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume177.82
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2343
Same as above plus superheater percentage2343
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area8910
Power L12985
Power MT196.44

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