Macon, Dublin & Savannah 4-4-0 "American" Locomotives in the USA

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Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 100 (Locobase 12573)

Data from Volume 45, p.152. Works number was 33517 in June 1909.

Although the MD&S did not actually merge with the Seaboard Air Line until 1958, it was such a small line that it bought very few locomotives new. Still, it acquired this little Eight-wheeler from the builder itself.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class100
Locobase ID12,573
RailroadMacon, Dublin & Savannah
CountryUSA
Whyte4-4-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers100 / 98
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderBaldwin
Year1909
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 9.08 / 2.77
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)24.29 / 7.40
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)73,000 / 33,112
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)116,000 / 52,617
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)70,000 / 31,752
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)186,000 / 84,369
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)61 / 30.50
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)18" x 24" / 457x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)19,189 / 8703.99
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.80
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)152.70 / 14.19
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)18.60 / 1.73
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1690 / 157.06
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1690 / 157.06
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume239.09
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3348
Same as above plus superheater percentage3348
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area27,486
Power L16456
Power MT389.95