Dill-Cramer-Truitt Corporation 2-6-2 "Prairie" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 3 (Locobase 14042)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Volume 45, p. 28. Works numbers were 41229 in March 1914.

DCT was a tidewater lumber company based in Suffolk, Virginia.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID14042
RailroadDill-Cramer-Truitt Corporation
Number in Class1
Road Numbers3
Number Built1
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase 7.83'
Engine Wheelbase20.58'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.38
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)39.77'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers40000 lbs
Engine Weight55000 lbs
Tender Light Weight40000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight95000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity2000 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)22 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter36"
Boiler Pressure170 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)12" x 16"
Tractive Effort9248 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.33
Heating Ability
Firebox Area58 sq. ft
Grate Area14 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface438 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface438 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume209.13
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2380
Same as above plus superheater percentage2380
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area9860
Power L13545
Power MT586.15

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