Murphy Lumber Company 0-6-4 Locomotives in the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 1 (Locobase 10699)

Data from Fowler's Illustrated Dictionary (Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice) (1909), p.9, Figure 19. Date is an estimate.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class1
Locobase ID10,699
RailroadMurphy Lumber Company
CountryUSA
Whyte0-6-4ST
Number in Class1
Road Numbers1
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderAlco
Year1905
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)56,200 / 25,492
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)69,400 / 31,479
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)69,400
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)31 / 15.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)38 / 965
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)150 / 10.30
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)13" x 18" / 330x457
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)10,207 / 4629.82
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.51
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)40 / 3.72
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)723 / 67.19
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)723 / 67.19
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume261.46
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation
Same as above plus superheater percentage
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area6000
Power L13171
Power MT373.18

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