EBT Herald EBT Locomotive Roster: 11

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Number: 11
Name: none
Date Built: 2/1908Date Purchased: 1908Date Sold: 1942
Line Built for: East Broad TopDisposition:
Builder: BaldwinModel: Serial Number: 32664
Style: coal fired steamType: PrarieWheel Arrangement: 2-6-2
Track Gauge: 3'Tractive Effort: 16,000Engine Power: 160 psi
Valve Gear/Transmission: WalshaertsDriver Size: 48"Cylinder Bore: 16X22
Weight: 89,780Engine Weight: Adhesive Weight:
Grate: Fuel Capy.: Water Capy.:
Published Photos: EBT 90, 101, 105, 125, 151,216
Published Plans: EBT 218

#11 was the first wide and deep fiebox locomotive on the line. By this, the firebox is behind the last set of driving wheels instaed of between them. The firebox size is no longer restrained by the width of the wheels and can be made more efficient. The trailing wheels support the greter depth firebox instead of the drivers as in second #5 and #9. #11 could spin the wheels off anything that came before it. Though it had les power than #7, it applied more if it's power to the rails without slipping. It was so susccessful, that the EBT expanded on the 2-6-2 Prarie with and additional driving axle to make the 2-8-2 Mikado. The six Mikados be became the backbone of the EBT and within 12 years #11 was one of the smaller locomotive on the EBT. As such she often worked the Snade Gap and other branch lines as well as pulling the Business car. By 1943, with traffic slacked back since the depression, #11 was sold to the US Navy.


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