Koloa Sugar Company 0-6-2 Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Koloa (Locobase 12452)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Volume 23, p 147. Works number was 18396 in November 1900.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID12452
RailroadKoloa Sugar Company
Number in Class1
Road Numbers
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase7'
Engine Wheelbase13.25'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.53
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)13.25'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers24000 lbs
Engine Weight31000 lbs
Tender Light Weight
Total Engine and Tender Weight31000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity450 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)13 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter33"
Boiler Pressure150 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)10" x 16"
Tractive Effort6182 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.88
Heating Ability
Firebox Area31 sq. ft
Grate Area 7.22 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface290 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface290 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume199.39
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1083
Same as above plus superheater percentage1083
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area4650
Power L12524
Power MT695.56

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