Unspecified 0-8-0 Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Don Juan (Locobase 14038)

Data from http://www.williamreesecompany.com/reeseco/images/items/WRCAM24951.jpg

Zerah Colburn drew a detailed elevation of this freighter at some point in the early 1850s. It had a small haystack smokebox, inclined cylinders, a meager footplate for the driver, and big stack.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
ClassDon Juan
Locobase ID14038
Number in Class1
Road Numbers
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)
Weight on Drivers48000 lbs
Engine Weight48000 lbs
Tender Light Weight
Total Engine and Tender Weight
Tender Water Capacity
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)20 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter42"
Boiler Pressure
Cylinders (dia x stroke)18" x 20"
Tractive Effort0
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort)
Heating Ability
Firebox Area60 sq. ft
Grate Area11.13 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface1042 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface1042 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume176.90
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 area0
Power L10
Power MT0

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