Central of Wisconsin 2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 313 (Locobase 11516)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines, 1903, as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Vol 26, p. 205. Works number was 23869 in March 1904

Ordered at the same time as the Dunbar & Wausaukee #312 (Locobase 11515), this small Consolidation was likewise designed to handle the logging road's 56-lb/yard rail.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID11516
RailroadCentral of Wisconsin
Number in Class1
Road Numbers313
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase11.33'
Engine Wheelbase18.42'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.62
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers75000 lbs
Engine Weight86000 lbs
Tender Light Weight62000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight148000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity3000 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)31 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter38"
Boiler Pressure180 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)16" x 20"
Tractive Effort20615 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.64
Heating Ability
Firebox Area95 sq. ft
Grate Area18.50 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface1044 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface1044 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume224.31
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3330
Same as above plus superheater percentage3330
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area17100
Power L13721
Power MT437.51

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