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 ID14,152
RailroadLive Oak, Perry & Gulf
Number in Class2
Road Numbers101-102
Number Built2
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)11.33
Engine Wheelbase (ft)22.17
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.51
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)50.67
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)95,000
Engine Weight (lbs)123,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)100,000
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)223,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals)5000
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)53
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)56
Boiler Pressure (psi)185
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)18" x 26"
Tractive Effort (lbs)23,655
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.02
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)139
Grate Area (sq ft)22.40
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)1704
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)1704
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 area25,715
Power L15409
Power MT376.57