Kelly's Creek and Northwestern 2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives of the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 1 (Locobase 1311)

Built for Kelly's Creek and Northwestern, operated by Buffalo Creek & Gauley from 1954 to 1964. Later donated to Wilmington & Western in Marshallton, DE.

Delivered as an 0-8-0.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class1
Locobase ID1311
RailroadKelly's Creek and Northwestern
CountryUSA
Whyte2-8-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers1
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderAlco
Year1918
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)
Engine Wheelbase (ft)
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)
Engine Weight (lbs)206,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)
Tender Water Capacity (gals)
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)51
Boiler Pressure (psi)200
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)22" x 26"
Tractive Effort (lbs)41,947
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort)
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)
Grate Area (sq ft)
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation
Same as above plus superheater percentage
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT


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