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New York Elevated 0-4-0T
United States | 1878 | 50 produced
Ron Ziel, „American Locomotives 1858 to 1949”

The first big order of the New York Elevated were fifty 0-4-0 saddle tank locomotives built by Baldwin. After the first tram locomotives built for trials only weighed ten tons, these were considerably heavier, but still small. They had cylinders of 12 by 14 inches and weighed 30 tons when fully loaded.

Deliveries started in 1878 and each locomotive was normally coupled to four bogie cars. They were followed by 50 larger Baldwin 0-4-0ST and by 0-4-4T Forneys. Steam traction ended after electrification of the elevated in 1902 and 1903.

Axle config0-4-0ST (Four-coupled) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Service weight60,000 lbs
Adhesive weight60,000 lbs
Axle load30,000 lbs
Fuel capacitycoal
Power sourcesteam
Power Plant
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 12 x 14 in
Calculated Values
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last changed: 05/2024

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