Alleghany Iron Company 0-4-2 Locomotives in the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 1 (Locobase 12024)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 17, p. 242. Works number was 12614 in April 1892.

Later sold to Fitch & Johnson Construction.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class1
Locobase ID12,024
RailroadAlleghany Iron Company
CountryUSA
Whyte0-4-2T
Number in Class1
Road Numbers1
Gauge3'
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Year1892
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 4.50 / 1.37
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)10.75 / 3.28
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.42
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)10.75 / 3.28
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)23,000 / 10,433
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)29,000 / 13,154
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)29,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)300 / 1.14
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)19 / 9.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)33 / 838
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)130 / 9
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)9" x 16" / 229x406
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)4340 / 1968.59
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.30
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)28.37 / 2.64
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 7.20 / 0.67
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)295 / 27.42
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)295 / 27.42
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume250.40
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation936
Same as above plus superheater percentage936
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area3688
Power L12651
Power MT508.21