Unspecified 0-6-0 "Switcher" Locomotives in the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 9136)

Data from M Grille, Les Chemins de Fer de L'Exposition de Chicago (Paris: E Bernard et Cie, 1894), pp. 24-27.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID9136
Number in Class1
Road Numbers
Number Built1
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)11.03 / 3.36
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)11.03 / 3.36
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase1
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)38.50 / 11.73
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)98,987 / 44,900
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)98,987 / 44,900
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)2376 / 9
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT) 3.90 / 3.50
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)55 / 27.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)51 / 1295
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)150 / 10.30
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)18" x 24" / 457x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)19,440 / 8817.85
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.09
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)131.27 / 12.20
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)22.60 / 2.10
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1278 / 118.77
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1278 / 118.77
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume180.80
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3390
Same as above plus superheater percentage3390
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area19,691
Power L13489
Power MT233.12

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