Georgia Pine 4-6-0 "Ten-wheeler" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 1 (Locobase 12239)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works datacard as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University. Works number was 15469 in August 1897.

Within 4 years of its delivery to the GPR, this small Ten-wheeler went on to the Georgia, Florida & Alabama and later renumbered 121. The GF & A sold the 121 to the locomotive rebuilder/reseller Georgia Car & Locomotive. The GC & L sold the engine to Upchurch Lumber Company (of Jacksonville, Fla) in July 1911. Upchurch operated the #10 for 8 years before selling it to another rebuilder/reseller Birmingham Rail & Locomotive in November 1919 and the BR & L flogged it off to Forest, Mississippi's Bienville Lumber as their #7.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID12239
RailroadGeorgia Pine
Number in Class1
Road Numbers1
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase12.50'
Engine Wheelbase22.65'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.55
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers60000 lbs
Engine Weight80000 lbs
Tender Light Weight62000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight142000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity3000 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)33 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter52"
Boiler Pressure160 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)15" x 24"
Tractive Effort14123 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.25
Heating Ability
Firebox Area79.20 sq. ft
Grate Area14.30 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface934 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface934 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume190.27
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2288
Same as above plus superheater percentage2288
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area12672
Power L13757
Power MT414.14

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