Central la Ceiba 2-6-0 Locomotives in Cuba


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 2 (Locobase 12129)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 12, p 13 Works number was 7073 in December 1883.

J & G Fowler was the purchasing agent for this small Mogul, which operated on a Cuban sugar plantation.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class2
Locobase ID12129
RailroadCentral la Ceiba
CountryCuba
Whyte2-6-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers2
Gauge2'6"
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Year1894
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 8.33 / 2.54
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)14.33 / 4.37
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.58
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)27,000 / 12,247
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)33,000 / 14,969
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1000 / 3.79
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)15 / 7.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)36 / 914
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)130 / 9
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)11" x 16" / 279x406
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)5942 / 2695.25
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.54
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)94 - 1.5" / 38
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m) 7.73 / 2.36
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)41.37 / 3.84
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 7.70 / 0.72
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)324 / 30.10
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)324 / 30.10
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume184.10
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1001
Same as above plus superheater percentage1001
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area5378
Power L12353
Power MT576.39

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