Giles Bay Lumber Company 4-6-0 "Ten-wheeler" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class John Elzie Justice (Locobase 14702)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Vol 62, p. 339. Works number was 52085 in July 1919.

Logging Ten-wheeler that duplicated several others supplied by Baldwin over the years. The 1's lumber company was based in Florence, South Carolina. It opened in 1917 and built a large mill in the city. By 1925, however, the JEJ (as the initials under the cab described it) had been sold to locomotive rebuilder/reseller Southern Iron & Equipment. The SI&E found a ready buyer in the Georgia Northern, which renumbered the engine 103. Sometime later, the locomotive operated under the herald of the Marianna & Blountstown, which renumbered it 101.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
ClassJohn Elzie Justice
Locobase ID14702
RailroadGiles Bay Lumber Company
Number in Class1
Road Numbers1
Number Built1
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase14'
Engine Wheelbase24.33'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.58
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)54.94'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers108000 lbs
Engine Weight140000 lbs
Tender Light Weight100000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight240000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity5000 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)8 tons
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)60 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter57"
Boiler Pressure190 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)18" x 26"
Tractive Effort23868 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.52
Heating Ability
Firebox Area149 sq. ft
Grate Area31.70 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface1937 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface1937 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume252.95
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation6023
Same as above plus superheater percentage6023
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area28310
Power L16322
Power MT387.16

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