Charleston & Western Carolina 4-4-0 "American" Locomotives of the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 113 (Locobase 12255)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 21, p. 128. Works number was 15720 in February 1898.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class113
Locobase ID12255
RailroadCharleston & Western Carolina
CountryUSA
Whyte4-4-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers113
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Year1898
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase 8.33'
Engine Wheelbase22.33'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.37
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers58000 lbs
Engine Weight90000 lbs
Tender Light Weight70000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight160000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity3500 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)48 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter62"
Boiler Pressure180 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)17" x 24"
Tractive Effort17116 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.39
Heating Ability
Firebox Area113.75 sq. ft
Grate Area16.40 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface1151 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface1151 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume182.55
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2952
Same as above plus superheater percentage2952
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area20475
Power L15073
Power MT385.66


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