Kelly's Creek and Northwestern 2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives of the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 1 (Locobase 1311)

Built for Kelly's Creek and Northwestern, operated by Buffalo Creek & Gauley from 1954 to 1964. Later donated to Wilmington & Western in Marshallton, DE.

Delivered as an 0-8-0.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class1
Locobase ID1311
RailroadKelly's Creek and Northwestern
CountryUSA
Whyte2-8-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers1
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderAlco
Year1918
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase
Engine Wheelbase
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers
Engine Weight206000 lbs
Tender Light Weight
Total Engine and Tender Weight
Tender Water Capacity
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)0
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter51"
Boiler Pressure200 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)22" x 26"
Tractive Effort41947 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort)
Heating Ability
Firebox Area
Grate Area
Evaporative Heating Surface
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface0
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation0
Same as above plus superheater percentage0
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area0
Power L10
Power MT


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