Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 4-6-0 "Ten-wheeler" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 67 (Locobase 9809)

Data from L&N 8 1927 Locomotive Diagrams supplied in May 2005 by Allen Stanley from his extensive Raildata collection. Works numbers were 1228-1229 in March 1891 and 1230-1235 in April.

Eight locomotives were sold by the P&LE to the Atlanta, Knoxville & Northern. Of those

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID9809
RailroadPittsburgh & Lake Erie
Number in Class5
Road Numbers67-74
Number Built5
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase10.17'
Engine Wheelbase20.50'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.50
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)46.29'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)26000 lbs
Weight on Drivers76000 lbs
Engine Weight103200 lbs
Tender Light Weight72000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight175200 lbs
Tender Water Capacity3000 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)7 tons
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)42 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter51"
Boiler Pressure140 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)18" x 24"
Tractive Effort18144 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.19
Heating Ability
Firebox Area148 sq. ft
Grate Area23 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface1292 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface1292 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume182.78
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3220
Same as above plus superheater percentage3220
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area20720
Power L13421
Power MT297.71

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