East Louisiana 4-4-0 "American" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 102 (Locobase 12773)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 27, p. 234. Works number was 25789 in June 1906.

Ordered by the East Louisiana, this passenger Eight-wheeler went to another Goodyear timber-interest railroad in western New York. As noted in Locobase 1072, the B&S had a short-lived career as an independent railroad. Its decent into receivership eventually led to the 278's sale to the Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo as its 16.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID12773
RailroadEast Louisiana
Number in Class1
Road Numbers102
Number Built1
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase 7.50'
Engine Wheelbase22.92'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.33
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers94000 lbs
Engine Weight139000 lbs
Tender Light Weight100000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight239000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity5000 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)10 tons
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)78 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter73"
Boiler Pressure210 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)19" x 26"
Tractive Effort22951 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.10
Heating Ability
Firebox Area136 sq. ft
Grate Area44 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface2203 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface2203 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume258.20
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation9240
Same as above plus superheater percentage9240
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area28560
Power L18633
Power MT404.95

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