Cornwall & Lebanon 2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives of the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 14 (Locobase 11689)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines, 1888, as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Vol 16, p. 6.

Works number was 10801 in April 1890.

This relatively hefty Consolidation served the C & L for almost 30 years before that railroad was taken over by the Pennsylvania and renumbered 3690. It was soon scrapped.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class14
Locobase ID11689
RailroadCornwall & Lebanon
CountryUSA
Whyte2-8-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers14 / 3690
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Parry, Williams & Co
Year1890
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase14'
Engine Wheelbase22.25'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.63
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers135000 lbs
Engine Weight150000 lbs
Tender Light Weight
Total Engine and Tender Weight
Tender Water Capacity3500 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)56 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter50"
Boiler Pressure130 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)22" x 28"
Tractive Effort29950 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.51
Heating Ability
Firebox Area185 sq. ft
Grate Area35 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface2340 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface2340 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume189.95
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation4550
Same as above plus superheater percentage4550
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area24050
Power L12871
Power MT187.54


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