Davenport stock 2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 15091)

Data from set of original Davenport Locomotive Works diagrams offered for sale on Ebay in March 2013.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID15091
RailroadDavenport stock
Number in Class1
Road Numbers
Number Built1
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase15'
Engine Wheelbase22.50'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.67
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)46.17'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers69000 lbs
Engine Weight80000 lbs
Tender Light Weight60000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight140000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity3000 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)6 tons
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)29 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter57"
Boiler Pressure150 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)17" x 24"
Tractive Effort15515 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.45
Heating Ability
Firebox Area109.40 sq. ft
Grate Area23.30 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface989 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface989 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume156.86
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3495
Same as above plus superheater percentage3495
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area16410
Power L13472
Power MT443.74


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