Murphy Lumber Company 0-6-4 Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 1 (Locobase 10699)

Data from Fowler's Illustrated Dictionary (Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice) (1909), p.9, Figure 19. Date is an estimate.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID10699
RailroadMurphy Lumber Company
Number in Class1
Road Numbers1
Number Built1
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase
Engine Wheelbase
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)0
Weight on Drivers56200 lbs
Engine Weight69400 lbs
Tender Light Weight
Total Engine and Tender Weight69400 lbs
Tender Water Capacity
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)31 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter38"
Boiler Pressure150 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)13" x 18"
Tractive Effort10207 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.51
Heating Ability
Firebox Area40 sq. ft
Grate Area
Evaporative Heating Surface723 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface723 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume261.46
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation0
Same as above plus superheater percentage0
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area6000
Power L13171
Power MT373.18

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