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 ID11613
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 Wheelbase5'
Engine Wheelbase10'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.50
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)10'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers23480 lbs
Engine Weight24400 lbs
Tender Light Weight
Total Engine and Tender Weight
Tender Water Capacity300 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)20 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter33"
Boiler Pressure130 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)9" x 14"
Tractive Effort3797 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 6.18
Heating Ability
Firebox Area
Grate Area 7.90 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 Computation1027
Same as above plus superheater percentage1027
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area0
Power L10
Power MT0


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