Trimble & Kenton 0-4-2 Locomotives of the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class A W Wright (Locobase 11613)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines, 1888, as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Vol 15, p. 66. Works number was 9903 in March 1889.

The T & K appears to have been a street railway that ran in those 2 Kentucky counties.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
ClassA W Wright
Locobase ID11,613
RailroadTrimble & Kenton
CountryUSA
Whyte0-4-2T
Number in Class1
Road Numbers1
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Parry, Williams & Co
Year1889
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)5
Engine Wheelbase (ft)10
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.50
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)10
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)23,480
Engine Weight (lbs)24,400
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)
Tender Water Capacity (gals)300
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)20
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)33
Boiler Pressure (psi)130
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)9" x 14"
Tractive Effort (lbs)3797
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 6.18
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)
Grate Area (sq ft) 7.90
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1027
Same as above plus superheater percentage1027
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT


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