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Manhatten #307

Logtrain
 

My Baldwin data shows the following.
Hope it is some help.
David Price

Baldwin 11513 1891 0-4-4F
12x16 cylinders
42" dia. drivers
Weight in working order: 47,000 lb
Working steam pressure: 130 psi
Tractive Effort: 6062 lb
Boiler: 42" Belpaire wagon top
Fuel: hard coal
BLW Class: 8-18¨÷ C 9

OWNERS:
1. Manhattan Ry. #307
Lettering on tank: None
Shipped January 17, 1891. Cost $5,500.
Delivered at New York & Northern tracks, High Bridge, NY.
2. W. D. Hofius Co., Seattle, WA, on July 10, 1903.
3. Singer Manufacturing Co. #12

Doug Cummings
 

While the F in 0-4-4 no doubt stands for Forney, this is letter suffix is also associated with Fireless. So I think RT (rear tank) would be more accurate and less confusing.

 

Doug

 

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My Baldwin data shows the following.
Hope it is some help.
David Price

Baldwin 11513 1891 0-4-4F
12x16 cylinders
42" dia. drivers
Weight in working order: 47,000 lb
Working steam pressure: 130 psi
Tractive Effort: 6062 lb
Boiler: 42" Belpaire wagon top
Fuel: hard coal
BLW Class: 8-18¨÷ C 9

OWNERS:
1. Manhattan Ry. #307
Lettering on tank: None
Shipped January 17, 1891. Cost $5,500.
Delivered at New York & Northern tracks, High Bridge, NY.
2. W. D. Hofius Co., Seattle, WA, on July 10, 1903.
3. Singer Manufacturing Co. #12