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 ID14,702
RailroadGiles Bay Lumber Company
Number in Class1
Road Numbers1
Number Built1
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)14
Engine Wheelbase (ft)24.33
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.58
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)54.94
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)108,000
Engine Weight (lbs)140,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)100,000
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)240,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals)5000
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)8
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)60
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)57
Boiler Pressure (psi)190
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)18" x 26"
Tractive Effort (lbs)23,868
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.52
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)149
Grate Area (sq ft)31.70
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)1937
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)1937
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 area28,310
Power L16322
Power MT387.16

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