Virginian Class SA #4

Class SA Description

  • Manufacturer: American Locomotive Co. (1 – 3) and Baldwin Locomotive Works (4 – 5) , Philadelphia, PA
  • Production era: 1909 – 1910
  • Only five were produced
  • 8 wheel switcher
  • Top speed: Approximately 10 mph

# 4

  • Built in August 1910 for the Virginian Railway
  • Retired in 1957 and donated to Princeton, WV. Exhibited in front of the Mercer County Courthouse where vandalism took a great toll.
  • Traded to the N&W for a caboose in 1960
  • Refurbished by the N&W Shops and placed in the Museum in 1963
  • Last remaining steam engine of the Virginian Railway

Class Specifications

  • Length: 64 ft
  • Height: 14 ft. 10 in.
  • Width: 10 ft. 4 in.
  • Weight (engine): 182,300 lbs
  • Wheel configuration: 0-8-0
  • Tractive effort: 45,200 lbs
  • Cylinder, bore & stroke: 22 x 28 in.
  • Driver size: 51 in
  • Tender capacity: 10 tons
  • Tender water capacity: 5,000 gal.
  • tender weight (loaded): 111,400 lbs.
  • Boiler pressure: 200 psi
  • Grate area: 31.5 sq. ft.
Class SA Steam Locomotive 4