Atlantic, Valdosta & Western 4-6-0 "Ten-wheeler" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 100 (Locobase 12263)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 21, p. 148. Works number was 15772 in March 1898, 16246 in October, and 17941 in July 1900.

Locobase estimates the heating surfaces based on the otherwise identical dimensions (down to the 1/4" in tube length) of the Pearl & Leaf River's #8 from 1902 (Locobase 11747).

The AV & W was taken over by the Georgia Southern & Florida in 1902 and 100-101 became 141-142.

The GS & F sold the 142 to the Ocilla Southern in October 1915 as their 51. The OS operated the 51 until 1924 when the road was abandoned. 51 then went to Weaver Loughridge Lumber. In 1916, the GS & F sold the 141 and 143 to East Coast Lumber.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID12263
RailroadAtlantic, Valdosta & Western
Number in Class3
Road Numbers100-102/141-143
Number Built3
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase14.25'
Engine Wheelbase24.92'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.57
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers90000 lbs
Engine Weight124000 lbs
Tender Light Weight70000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight194000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity3500 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)50 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter56"
Boiler Pressure180 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)18" x 24"
Tractive Effort21245 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.24
Heating Ability
Firebox Area145.60 sq. ft
Grate Area17.10 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface1961 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface1961 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume277.42
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3078
Same as above plus superheater percentage3078
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area26208
Power L16391
Power MT469.66

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