Roanoke Street Railway 0-4-2 Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Leila (Locobase 11625)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines, 1888, as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Vol 15, p. 91. Works numbers were 10024-10025 in June 1889.

Little Leila and Carrie were two more examples of the steam "dummies" that Baldwin was supplying to street railways across the country. When the RSR was electrified in 1892, Leila was sold to Eureka Lumber Company.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID11625
RailroadRoanoke Street Railway
Number in Class2
Road Numbers1-2
Number Built2
BuilderBurnham, Parry, Williams & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase5'
Engine Wheelbase 9.50'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.53
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) 9.50'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)10940 lbs
Weight on Drivers21400 lbs
Engine Weight24730 lbs
Tender Light Weight
Total Engine and Tender Weight
Tender Water Capacity250 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)18 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter33"
Boiler Pressure130 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)9" x 12"
Tractive Effort3255 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 6.57
Heating Ability
Firebox Area
Grate Area 7.30 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface0
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation949
Same as above plus superheater percentage949
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area0
Power L10
Power MT0

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