Atlantic Coast Line 0-6-0 "Switcher" Locomotives in the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 134 (Locobase 11590)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 15, p. 32.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class134
Locobase ID11,590
RailroadAtlantic Coast Line (ACL)
CountryUSA
Whyte0-6-0
Number in Class6
Road Numbers4, 13-14, 134, 136-137
GaugeStd
Number Built6
BuilderBurnham, Parry, Williams & Co
Year1889
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 8.25 / 2.51
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)22.17 / 6.76
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.37
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)29,730 / 13,485
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)54,870 / 24,889
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)88,750 / 40,256
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)2400 / 9.09
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)30 / 15
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)50 / 1270
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)130 / 9
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)18" x 24" / 457x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)17,185 / 7794.99
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.19
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)99.42 / 9.24
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)16 / 1.49
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1321 / 122.77
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1321 / 122.77
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume186.88
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2080
Same as above plus superheater percentage2080
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area12,925
Power L12786
Power MT335.82

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