http://www.carolana.com/SC/Transportation/railroads/sc_rrs_columbia_newberry_laurens.html . Baldwin works number was 28307 in June 1906.
This shortline (aka "pocket railroad") measured 75 miles between its termini at Columbia, SC and Laurens, which lay to its northwest.The "Crooked, Noisy & Late" was quite profitable through most of its 99 years of independent operation from 1891 to 1990.
Both Newberry and Laurens were well established centers of cotton production by the time the #6 came on the line in 1906. On the other hand, in that same year the state Railway Commission asserted that passengers were poorly served. Writing of the station at Newberry, the Commission observed: "We ordered the work on this last named depot completed, and the railroad authorities, failing to obey this order, the correspondence and order were turned over to the Attorney-General, as prescribed by statute. At Clinton, on the Columbia, Newberry and Laurens Railroad, the accommodations are very poor, and a new depot was ordered erected: however, the town authorities would not allow the erection of a wooden depot, and under the statute, this Commission has no authority to order one built of brick."
Even so, the railroad linked the Midlands with South Carolina's Upstate region.
This Ten-wheeler served the line until 1932, when it was sold
When the CN & L went back to Baldwin for some more Ten-wheelers, they adopted a mixed-traffic version with taller drivers whose negative effect on tractive effort was offset by greater cylinder volume and slightly higher boiler pressure. The boiler contained fewer but longer tubes.
|Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media|
|Railroad||Columbia, Newberry & Laurens||Columbia, Newberry & Laurens|
|Number in Class||1||2|
|Builder||Burnham, Williams & Co||Baldwin|
|Locomotive Length and Weight|
|Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase||0.57||0.54|
|Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)||52.33'|
|Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)|
|Weight on Drivers||93000 lbs||98000 lbs|
|Engine Weight||125000 lbs||132000 lbs|
|Tender Light Weight||64000 lbs||100000 lbs|
|Total Engine and Tender Weight||189000 lbs||232000 lbs|
|Tender Water Capacity||3200 gals||5000 gals|
|Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)||12 tons||10 tons|
|Minimum weight of rail (calculated)||52 lb/yard||54 lb/yard|
|Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort|
|Boiler Pressure||180 psi||185 psi|
|Cylinders (dia x stroke)||18" x 24"||19" x 26"|
|Tractive Effort||21245 lbs||23806 lbs|
|Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort)||4.38||4.12|
|Firebox Area||145.60 sq. ft||148 sq. ft|
|Grate Area||17.30 sq. ft||31.70 sq. ft|
|Evaporative Heating Surface||1961 sq. ft||1936 sq. ft|
|Combined Heating Surface||1961 sq. ft||1936 sq. ft|
|Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume||277.42||226.91|
|Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)|
|Robert LeMassena's Power Computation||3114||5865|
|Same as above plus superheater percentage||3114||5865|
|Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area||26208||27380|