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BEDT #8 - Brooklyn Eastern District Terminal - Baldwin 18145 - built: September 1890

LOWELL M. PALMER - "Carleton"
BROOKLYN EASTERN DISTRICT TERMINAL - # 8

According to the June 1952 issue of Railroad Magazine and  
the May 1990 issue of Semaphore, there were no records of a ERT / BEDT # 8 ever existing.

The photograph below, generously furnished by Dave Keller and
Baldwin build data furnished by Tim Moore prove otherwise.

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Builder & Location: Baldwin Locomotive Works (Philadelphia, PA)
Construction Number: 18145
Build Date: September 1900


Baldwin Locomotive class 6-32-D 145 - "Six Coupled Tank Locomotive"


Wheel Arrangement:

0-6-0T

Water Tank Capacity:

1450 gal

Firebox Area

129 sq. ft.
Cylinders: 19"d x 24"s Boiler Capacity: 1200 gal Firebox Dim. 93 3/16" x 33 3/8"
Boiler Pressure: 180 psi Boiler Dia. 58" Firebox Depth 58" f,  57" r
Weight: 130,000 lbs Coal Capacity: 1300 lbs Tubes Dia. 1 3/4"
Length: 29' 0" Fuel Oil Capacity (after conv) 500 gal Tube Length 9' 4 1/2"
Height: Tractive Effort: 28,800 lbs # of Tubes 220
Wheel Diameter: 46" Factor of Adhesion: Tube Area 936 sq. ft.
Wheelbase: 8' 0"  Sharpest curve, advised: Grate Area 21.6 sq ft
Valve Type:

Balanced Slide

Sharpest curve, practicable: Staying Crown Bar
Lightest rail usage, advised:

Owner History: Lowell M. Palmer
Brooklyn Eastern District Terminal
Present Location: retired between 1934 - 1936; scrapped ?
Notes:
built as round saddletank, closed cab (see steam loco notes)
converted to square sided saddletank by BEDT

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May 15, 1919 - North 9th Street
zoom & crop of #43 W. R. Harrison photo
authors collection

added 20 January 2016

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September 8, 1933
(Note the location of the tugboats.
I believe the locomotive is sitting where the North 8th Street enginehouse would be constructed.)
George Votava photo
D. Keller collection

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