Charleston & Western Carolina 4-4-0 "American" Locomotives in the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 113 (Locobase 12255)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 21, p. 128. Works number was 15720 in February 1898.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class113
Locobase ID12,255
RailroadCharleston & Western Carolina
CountryUSA
Whyte4-4-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers113
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Year1898
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 8.33 / 2.54
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)22.33 / 6.81
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.37
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)58,000 / 26,308
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)90,000 / 40,823
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)70,000 / 31,752
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)160,000 / 72,575
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)3500 / 13.26
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)48 / 24
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)62 / 1575
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)180 / 12.40
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)17" x 24" / 432x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)17,116 / 7763.70
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.39
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)113.75 / 10.57
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)16.40 / 1.52
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1151 / 106.97
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1151 / 106.97
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume182.55
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2952
Same as above plus superheater percentage2952
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area20,475
Power L15073
Power MT385.66