Norfolk Navy Yard 0-4-2 Locomotives of the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 5 (Locobase 15001)

Data from Roy V Wright (Ed.) 1922 Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice, Sixth Edition (New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Company, 1922), p. 1027. Works number was 2618 in March 1917.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class5
Locobase ID15,001
RailroadNorfolk Navy Yard
CountryUSA
Whyte0-4-2ST
Number in Class1
Road Numbers5
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderVulcan Iron Works
Year1917
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)7
Engine Wheelbase (ft)16.50
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.42
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)16.50
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)113,500
Engine Weight (lbs)128,500
Tender Light Weight (lbs)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)128,500
Tender Water Capacity (gals)
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)95
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)50
Boiler Pressure (psi)160
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)19" x 24"
Tractive Effort (lbs)23,566
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.82
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)98
Grate Area (sq ft)20
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)1218
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)1218
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume154.65
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3200
Same as above plus superheater percentage3200
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area15,680
Power L12892
Power MT112.35


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