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 ID12,452
RailroadKoloa Sugar Company
Number in Class1
Road Numbers
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)7
Engine Wheelbase (ft)13.25
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.53
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)13.25
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)24,000
Engine Weight (lbs)31,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)31,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals)450
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)13
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)33
Boiler Pressure (psi)150
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)10" x 16"
Tractive Effort (lbs)6182
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.88
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)31
Grate Area (sq ft) 7.22
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)290
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)290
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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