South Manchuria - Chosen Chuo 2-6-2 Locomotives in Korea


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 103 (Locobase 14616)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Vol 60, p. 131. Works numbers were 55874 and 55914 in December 1922.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class103
Locobase ID14616
RailroadSouth Manchuria - Chosen Chuo
CountryKorea
Whyte2-6-2T
Number in Class2
Road Numbers103-104
GaugeStd
Number Built2
BuilderBaldwin
Year1922
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)11.33 / 3.45
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)25.17 / 7.67
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.45
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)25.17 / 7.67
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)40,000 / 18,144
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)81,000 / 36,741
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)114,000 / 51,710
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)114,000 / 51,710
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1750 / 6.63
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 1.90 / 2
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)45 / 22.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)48 / 1219
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)160 / 11
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)16" x 22" / 406x559
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)15,957 / 7237.98
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.08
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)166 - 2" / 51
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)11 / 3.35
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)82 / 7.62
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)19 / 1.77
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1032 / 95.88
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1032 / 95.88
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume201.58
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3040
Same as above plus superheater percentage3040
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area13,120
Power L13605
Power MT294.36

All material Copyright © SteamLocomotive.com
Wes Barris