Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 4-6-0 "Ten-Wheeler" Locomotives in the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 67 (Locobase 9809)

Data from L&N 8 1927 Locomotive Diagrams supplied in May 2005 by Allen Stanley from his extensive Rail Data Exchange. Works numbers were 1228-1229 in March 1891 and 1230-1235 in April.

Eight locomotives were sold by the P&LE to the Atlanta, Knoxville & Northern. Of those

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class67
Locobase ID9809
RailroadPittsburgh & Lake Erie
CountryUSA
Whyte4-6-0
Number in Class5
Road Numbers67-74
GaugeStd
Number Built5
BuilderPittsburgh
Year1891
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)10.17 / 3.10
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)20.50 / 6.25
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.50
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)46.29 / 14.11
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)26,000 / 11,793
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)76,000 / 34,473
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)103,200 / 46,811
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)72,000 / 32,659
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)175,200 / 79,470
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)3000 / 11.36
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)7 / 6.40
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)42 / 21
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)51 / 1295
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)140 / 9.70
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)18" x 24" / 457x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)18,144 / 8229.99
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.19
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)148 / 13.75
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)23 / 2.14
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1292 / 120.07
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1292 / 120.07
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume182.78
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3220
Same as above plus superheater percentage3220
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area20,720
Power L13421
Power MT297.71

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