Hines Brothers Lumber Company 2-4-0 "Porter" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 2 (Locobase 13118)

Data from DeGolyer, Volume 30, p. 245. Works number was 29970 in January 1907.

The HBLC in Lenoir County, North Carolina went very small when it bought this little 6-wheeled wood-burner with separate 4-wheel tender.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID13,118
RailroadHines Brothers Lumber Company
Number in Class1
Road Numbers2
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)5
Engine Wheelbase (ft)10.67
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.47
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)22,000
Engine Weight (lbs)27,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)12,000
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)39,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals)800
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)18
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)33
Boiler Pressure (psi)160
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)9" x 14"
Tractive Effort (lbs)4673
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.71
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)33.50
Grate Area (sq ft) 8.70
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)199
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)199
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume193.05
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1392
Same as above plus superheater percentage1392
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area5360
Power L13129
Power MT627.11

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