Dill-Cramer-Truitt Corporation 2-6-2 "Prairie" Locomotives in the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 3 (Locobase 14042)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Volume 45, p. 28. Works numbers were 41229 in March 1914.

DCT was a tidewater lumber company based in Suffolk, Virginia.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class3
Locobase ID14,042
RailroadDill-Cramer-Truitt Corporation
CountryUSA
Whyte2-6-2
Number in Class1
Road Numbers3
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderBaldwin
Year1914
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 7.83 / 2.39
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)20.58 / 6.27
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.38
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)39.77 / 12.12
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)40,000 / 18,144
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)55,000 / 24,948
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)40,000 / 18,144
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)95,000 / 43,092
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)2000 / 7.58
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)22 / 11
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)36 / 914
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)170 / 11.70
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)12" x 16" / 305x406
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)9248 / 4194.83
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.33
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)58 / 5.39
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)14 / 1.30
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)438 / 40.69
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)438 / 40.69
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume209.13
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2380
Same as above plus superheater percentage2380
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area9860
Power L13545
Power MT586.15