Waimanalo Sugar Company 0-4-2 Locomotives in the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Lili (Locobase 11818)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 11, p 244. Works number was 6944 in September 1883.

J De Rivera was the purchasing agent for this locomotive, but it was delivered to the Waimanalo Company on Oahu and spent the next 50+ years toiling as a sugar-cane plantation workhorse. It's not clear from Connelly's Baldwin list when the 2 acquired the name Pokaa.

In 1948, Ward Kimball bought the Pokaa to run on his San Gabriel, Calif railroad.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID11,818
RailroadWaimanalo Sugar Company
CountryHawaiian Kingdom
Number in Class1
Road Numbers2
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Parry, Williams & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 3.67 / 1.12
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)9 / 2.74
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.41
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)9 / 2.74
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)9600 / 4354
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)13,000 / 5897
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)13,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)225 / 0.85
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)8 / 4
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)24 / 610
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)130 / 9
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)7" x 10" / 178x254
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)2256 / 1023.31
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.26
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)21.75 / 2.02
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 4.50 / 0.42
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)133 / 12.36
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)133 / 12.36
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume298.59
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation585
Same as above plus superheater percentage585
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area2828
Power L12822
Power MT1296.13

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