Davenport stock 2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 15091)

Data from set of original Davenport Locomotive Works diagrams offered for sale on Ebay in March 2013.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID15,091
RailroadDavenport stock
Number in Class1
Road Numbers
Number Built1
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)15
Engine Wheelbase (ft)22.50
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.67
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)46.17
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)69,000
Engine Weight (lbs)80,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)60,000
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)140,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals)3000
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)6
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)29
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)57
Boiler Pressure (psi)150
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)17" x 24"
Tractive Effort (lbs)15,515
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.45
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)109.40
Grate Area (sq ft)23.30
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)989
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)989
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume156.86
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3495
Same as above plus superheater percentage3495
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area16,410
Power L13472
Power MT443.74