Freeo Valley Railway 2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 11423)

Data from "Locomotive Building," The Railroad Gazette, Vol XLIII, No 11 (13 September 1907), p 307.

This little Consolidation went to work for the Eagle Lumber Company railway that was based in Ouachita, Ark and connected Eagle Mills with Princeton, Ark. (RG's notice gave Eagle Mills, Louisiana, for some reason). The FVR operated from 1904 to 1927.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID11423
RailroadFreeo Valley Railway
Number in Class1
Road Numbers
Number Built1
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase
Engine Wheelbase
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers80000 lbs
Engine Weight90000 lbs
Tender Light Weight
Total Engine and Tender Weight
Tender Water Capacity2700 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)3.5 tons
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)33 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter48"
Boiler Pressure160 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)16" x 24"
Tractive Effort17408 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.60
Heating Ability
Firebox Area
Grate Area21 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface0
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3360
Same as above plus superheater percentage3360
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area0
Power L10
Power MT0

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