United States Navy 0-4-2 Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 6-32-1/3 C / 6 (Locobase 13198)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 53, pp.187. Works numbers were 46015-46016 in August 1917.

Surprisingly large saddle-tank for use by the US Navy at their enormous Norfolk Naval Base.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class6-32-1/3 C / 6
Locobase ID13198
RailroadUnited States Navy
Number in Class2
Road Numbers6-7
Number Built2
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase7'
Engine Wheelbase16.50'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.42
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)16.50'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers100000 lbs
Engine Weight119000 lbs
Tender Light Weight
Total Engine and Tender Weight119000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity1800 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)4 tons
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)83 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter51"
Boiler Pressure180 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)19" x 24"
Tractive Effort25992 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.85
Heating Ability
Firebox Area79 sq. ft
Grate Area20 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface1152 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface1152 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume146.27
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3600
Same as above plus superheater percentage3600
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area14220
Power L13005
Power MT132.50

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