Giles Bay Lumber Company 4-6-0 "Ten-Wheeler" Locomotives in the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class John Elzie Justice (Locobase 14702)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Volume 62, p. 339. Works number was 52085 in July 1919.

Logging Ten-wheeler that duplicated several others supplied by Baldwin over the years. The 1's lumber company was based in Florence, South Carolina. It opened in 1917 and built a large mill in the city.

By 1925, however, the JEJ (as the initials under the cab described it) had been sold to locomotive rebuilder/reseller Southern Iron & Equipment. The SI&E found a ready buyer in the Georgia Northern, which renumbered the engine 103. Sometime later, the locomotive operated under the herald of the Marianna & Blountstown, which renumbered it 101.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Middle Run Media

ClassJohn Elzie Justice
Locobase ID14702
RailroadGiles Bay Lumber Company
Number in Class1
Road Numbers1
Number Built1
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)14 / 4.27
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)24.33 / 7.42
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.58
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)54.94 / 16.75
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)108,000 / 48,988
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)140,000 / 63,503
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)100,000 / 45,359
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)240,000 / 108,862
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)5000 / 18.94
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)8 / 7
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)60 / 30
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)57 / 1448
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)190 / 13.10
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)18" x 26" / 457x660
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)23,868 / 10826.36
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.52
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)244 - 2" / 51
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)14.08 / 4.29
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)149 / 13.84
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)31.70 / 2.95
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1937 / 179.95
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1937 / 179.95
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume252.87
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation6023
Same as above plus superheater percentage6023
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area28,310
Power L16320
Power MT387.03

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