Central Texas & Northwestern 4-4-0 "American" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 201 (Locobase 11582)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines, 1888, as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Vol 15, p. 17. Works number was 9821 in February 1889.

The Houston & Texas Central renumbered this Eight-wheeler as 83 in 1901 and it passed into the Texas & New Orleans in 1912 as their 167.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID11582
RailroadCentral Texas & Northwestern
Number in Class1
Road Numbers201
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Parry, Williams & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase 8.50'
Engine Wheelbase22.67'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.37
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)45.58'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers53650 lbs
Engine Weight84380 lbs
Tender Light Weight
Total Engine and Tender Weight
Tender Water Capacity2500 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)45 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter63.25"
Boiler Pressure130 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)16" x 24"
Tractive Effort10734 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.00
Heating Ability
Firebox Area
Grate Area16.60 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface0
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2158
Same as above plus superheater percentage2158
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area0
Power L10
Power MT0

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