William H Hyde & Company 0-4-2 Locomotives of the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Harry Hyde (Locobase 11683)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines, 1888, as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Vol 14, 126.

Works number was 9601 in November 1888.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
ClassHarry Hyde
Locobase ID11,683
RailroadWilliam H Hyde & Company
CountryUSA
Whyte0-4-2T
Number in Class1
Road Numbers4
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Parry, Williams & Co
Year1888
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)5
Engine Wheelbase (ft)11.50
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.43
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)11.50
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)27,000
Engine Weight (lbs)32,000
Tender Light Weight (lbs)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)32,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals)450
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)23
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)36
Boiler Pressure (psi)130
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)10" x 16"
Tractive Effort (lbs)4911
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.50
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)37
Grate Area (sq ft) 8.70
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)340
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)340
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume233.77
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1131
Same as above plus superheater percentage1131
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area4810
Power L12816
Power MT459.87


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