Henry Steers Inc 0-4-2 Locomotives in the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 11 (Locobase 15034)

Data from Roy V Wright (Ed.) 1912 Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice, Sixth Edition (New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Company, 1912), p. 157. Works numbers were 46934-46935 in January 1910.

This pair of small saddle-tanks worked for a heavy construction firm in New York City that built everything from bridges to piers to office buildings.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID15,034
RailroadHenry Steers Inc
Number in Class2
Road Numbers11-12
Number Built2
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)7 / 2.13
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)14.58 / 4.44
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.48
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)14.58 / 4.44
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)67,000 / 30,391
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)78,000 / 35,380
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)78,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1160 / 4.39
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)2 / 1.80
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)56 / 28
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)44 / 1118
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)165 / 11.40
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)14" x 22" / 356x559
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)13,745 / 6234.63
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.87
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)54 / 5.02
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)14.20 / 1.32
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)697 / 64.75
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)697 / 64.75
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume177.82
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2343
Same as above plus superheater percentage2343
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area8910
Power L12985
Power MT196.44

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