BLACK RIVER & WESTERN RAILROAD
BELVIDERE & DELAWARE RIVER RAILWAY

Specifications - No. 60

Built August 1937 by American Locomotive Company, Schenectedy, New York

for the Great Western Railway Company, Denver, CO

 

Type Consolidation 2-8-0   Total Evaporating surface 1674 sq. ft.
Service Freight   Superheating surface 414 sq. ft.
No. in order One   Wheel base  
Boiler     Driving 14 ft. 0 in.
Pressure 200 psi   Engine 22 ft. 4 in.
Inside diameter 66 in.   Engine & tender 57 ft. 2 1/4 in.
Cylinders     Weight in working order (pounds)  
Bore 19 in.   On leading truck 19,500
Stroke 26 in.   On driving wheels 141,500
Driving wheel diameter 51 in.   Total engine 161,000
Firebox     Tender (loaded) 149,600
Length 105 1/8   Engine & tender 310,600
Width 41 1/4 in   Tender capacity  
Tubes     Coal 12 tons
Diameter     Water 8,000 gal
Tubes (158) 2 in.   Tractive effort 31,290 lb
Flues (28) 5 3/8 in   Factor of adhesion* 4.52
Length 12 ft. 6 in.   Type of boiler Extended wagontop
Grate area 30.1 sq ft.   Type of valve gear Walchaerts
Engine Length 35 ft. 9 in.   Tender Length 30 ft. 6 in.

*In calculating the factor of adhesion the formula use is:

weight on drivers divided by rated tractive effort.

Black River Story by Virginia Smith

BRW reserves the right to substitute motive power.


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Last modified: February 19, 2000