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 ID11683
RailroadWilliam H Hyde & Company
Number in Class1
Road Numbers4
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Parry, Williams & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase5'
Engine Wheelbase11.50'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.43
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)11.50'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers27000 lbs
Engine Weight32000 lbs
Tender Light Weight
Total Engine and Tender Weight32000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity450 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)23 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter36"
Boiler Pressure130 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)10" x 16"
Tractive Effort4911 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.50
Heating Ability
Firebox Area37 sq. ft
Grate Area 8.70 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface340 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface340 sq. ft
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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