South Georgia & West Coast 4-6-0 "Ten-wheeler" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 101 (Locobase 13568)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 34, p. 203;35, p. 102; and 41, p. 144. Baldwin works numbers were 34905 in July 1910, 35196 in September, 36373 in April 1911.

The third of this trio was diverted from a two-engine order for the Laurinburg & Southern. It was to have worn L & S number 654, but instead was numbered 103 on the SG & WC.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID13568
RailroadSouth Georgia & West Coast
Number in Class2
Road Numbers101-103
Number Built2
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase11.33'
Engine Wheelbase22.17'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.51
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers96000 lbs
Engine Weight125000 lbs
Tender Light Weight90000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight215000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity4500 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)8 tons
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)53 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter56"
Boiler Pressure180 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)18" x 26"
Tractive Effort11508 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 8.34
Heating Ability
Firebox Area152 sq. ft
Grate Area22.40 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface1920 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface1920 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume501.46
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation4032
Same as above plus superheater percentage4032
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area27360
Power L111759
Power MT810.13

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