Nevada Consolidated Copper Co 2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 4865)

See and for information on this locomotive. She was the last to be built for the Copper railways of Northern Nevada. (Builder's number 67943).

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID4865
RailroadNevada Consolidated Copper Co
Number in Class1
Road Numbers98
Number Built
Valve Gear
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 Drivers198500 lbs
Engine Weight222500 lbs
Tender Light Weight139000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight361500 lbs
Tender Water Capacity7000 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)12 tons
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)83 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter51"
Boiler Pressure190 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)23" x 28"
Tractive Effort46905 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.23
Heating Ability
Firebox Area
Grate Area
Evaporative Heating Surface
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface0
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation0
Same as above plus superheater percentage0
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area0
Power L10
Power MT0

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