Live Oak, Perry & Gulf 4-6-0 "Ten-wheeler" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 101 (Locobase 14152)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 48, p. 272. Baldwin works number was 40630 in September 1913.

This wood-burner sported an 18" diameter Radley & Hunter stack to arrest the myriad sparks that otherwise might torch surrounding timber. It was acquired new.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID14152
RailroadLive Oak, Perry & Gulf
Number in Class2
Road Numbers101-102
Number Built2
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase11.33'
Engine Wheelbase22.17'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.51
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)50.67'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers95000 lbs
Engine Weight123000 lbs
Tender Light Weight100000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight223000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity5000 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)53 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter56"
Boiler Pressure185 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)18" x 26"
Tractive Effort23655 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.02
Heating Ability
Firebox Area139 sq. ft
Grate Area22.40 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface1704 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface1704 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume222.52
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation4144
Same as above plus superheater percentage4144
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area25715
Power L15409
Power MT376.57

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