Warren, Johnsville & Saline River 4-6-0 "Ten-Wheeler" Locomotives in the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 101 (Locobase 14113)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works datacard as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Volume 47, p. 273. See also the Tapline Case Summaries site at http://ttarchive.com/Library/Articles/TapLineCase_WarrenJohnsville&SalineRiver.html. Works number was 38315 in September 1912.

This logging line ran from Warren to Hermitage, Ark and covered 15.6 miles, not counting the 5-mile branch line to Johnsville and the logging trails that amounted to another 15 miles. The WJ&SR was owned by the Bradley Lumber Company. The TapLines Case assessment underscored how specialized the railroad was: "The country through which the tap line runs is a wilderness, the only towns being Warren and Hermitage, the respective junction points with the trunk lines. There is very little traffic except that supplied by the lumber company, although it is stated that there are one or two short spurs used by independent producers of staves, bolts, and ties, and there is an occasional movement of fertilizer or cottonseed. "

This low-drivered Ten-wheeler was therefore perfectly suited to the WJ&SR's requirements, even after it reorganized as the Warren & Saline River in 1920.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class101
Locobase ID14,113
RailroadWarren, Johnsville & Saline River
CountryUSA
Whyte4-6-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers101
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderBaldwin
Year1912
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)12.25 / 3.73
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)19.83 / 6.04
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.62
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)47.25 / 14.40
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)84,500 / 38,329
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)98,500 / 44,679
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)80,000 / 36,287
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)178,500 / 80,966
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)4000 / 15.15
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)6 / 5.50
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)47 / 23.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)44 / 1118
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)175 / 12.10
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)16" x 24" / 406x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)20,771 / 9421.58
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.07
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)104 / 9.66
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)19.80 / 1.84
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1147 / 106.56
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1147 / 106.56
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume205.37
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3465
Same as above plus superheater percentage3465
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area18,200
Power L13830
Power MT299.78