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BEDT #11 - Brooklyn Eastern District Terminal - Baldwin 55276 - built: February 1922

BROOKLYN EASTERN DISTRICT TERMINAL - # 11

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Builder & Location: Baldwin Locomotive Works (Eddystone, PA)
Construction Number 55276
Build Date: February 1922


Baldwin Locomotive class 6-32-D 1150  - "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" L x 33 1/4" W
Boiler Pressure: 180 psi Coal Capacity: 1300 lbs Firebox Depth 58" F,  57" R
Weight: 125,000 lbs Fuel Oil Capacity (after conv) 500 gal Tubes Dia. 1 3/4"
Length: 29' 0" Tractive Effort: 28,800 lbs Tube Length 9' 4 1/2"
Height: Factor of Adhesion: # of Tubes 220
Wheel Diameter: 46" Sharpest curve, advised: Tube Area 937 sq. ft.
Wheelbase:

8' 0" 

Sharpest curve, practicable: Grate Area 21.6 sq ft
Valve Type: Balanced Slide Lightest rail usage, advised: Staying Radial

Owner History: BEDT
Condition: scrapped BEDT July 1962.....................................................
Notes: built as round saddletank, open cab (see steam loco notes)
converted to square sided saddletank by BEDT

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Baldwin Locomotive Works - Builders Photo - February 1922

note large Baldwin style headlight w/ number boards, round saddletank, 
open "European" steel cab, four panel sliding windows, low coal bunker, and old style herald
SMU - E. L. DeGolyer Library archives
authors collection

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Baldwin Locomotive Works - Builders Card for #11
copy courtesy of Railroad Musuem of Pennsylvania archives

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unknown date - fresh out of shop after conversion to oil
Note tall style oil bunker, squared saddletank, number board blacked out. Appears to be in front of one of the original enginehouses.
SMU - E. L. DeGolyer Library archives
authors collection

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January 5, 1934 - 8A Yard?
Peter V. Dobbins photo
authors collection

added 14 Mar 2015

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September 6, 1936 - North 9th Street
North 10th Street Freight House "Hay Storage Building" in background,
Note the wood tank car in front of locomotive!
J. P. Gemeasky photo
authors collection

added 19 May 2009

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unknown date
Note new cab (addition of curved roof support over ladder, window modified to two panel fold in.
W. Monypeny, Jr photo
D. Keller archives
authors collection

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November 1937 - Pidgeon Street
T. Gleichmann photo
authors collection

added 18 Sept 2008

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June 1938 - North 9th Street
H. Davis
authors collection
added 16 November 2011

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January 27, 1940 - North 9th Street
unknown photographer
authors collection
added 20 Oct 2008

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unknown date (pre-1941)
unknown photographer
F. Zahn archives
authors collection

added 13 Apr 2009

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ca. 1945
Note small style Pyle headlight and BEDT letter style herald.
unknown photographer
D. Keller archives
authors collection

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1948
R. M. Emery photo
R. Ziel archives
authors collection

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ca. 1950
unknown photographer
D. Keller archives
authors collection

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Spring 1955 - North 9th Street Float Bridge
Note tool cart of left.
unknown photographer
authors collection

added 01 February 2010

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ca. 1958
Tug "Intregrity" on left, Locomotive on "8 Pier".
Note the horn on top of the enginehouse. Was this used for communicating with tugboats or was it a foghorn??
S. Meyers photo
D. Keller archives
authors collection

added 04 Sept 2009

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1955 - Loco on 8A Yard Lead
unknown photographer
D. Keller archives
authors collection

added 29 January 2010

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1955 - coming out of 8A Yard next to enginehouse
unknown photographer
D. Keller archives
authors collection

added 29 January 2010

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1955 - now backing south along bulkhead to Runaround Track / 7A10.
unknown photographer
D. Keller archives
authors collection

added 29 January 2010

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1955 - On Runaround Track / 7A10
unknown photographer
D. Keller archives
authors collection

added 29 January 2010

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1955 - 6A Yard
unknown photographer
D. Keller archives
authors collection

added 29 January 2010

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1955 - Loco is on track 6A6
unknown photographer
D. Keller archives
authors collection

added 29 January 2010

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1955
unknown photographer
D. Keller archives
authors collection

added 29 January 2010

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1955
unknown photographer
D. Keller archives
authors collection

added 29 January 2010

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1955
unknown photographer
D. Keller archives
authors collection

added 29 January 2010

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1955
unknown photographer
D. Keller archives
authors collection

added 29 January 2010

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January 1956
M. Miller photo
authors collection

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February 1957
S. Bramson photo
authors collection

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June 2, 1957
unknown photographer
authors collection

added 11 Apr 09

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July 1957 - North 9th St Pier Yard
F. Zahn photo
authors collection

added 13 Nov 2008

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July 1957 - North 9th St Pier Yard
F. Zahn photo
authors collection

added 13 Nov 2008

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July 1957 - North 9th St Pier Yard
F. Zahn photo
authors collection

added 12 Nov 2008

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July 1957 - North 9th St Pier Yard
F. Zahn photo
authors collection

added 13 Nov 2008

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July 1957 - North 9th St Pier Yard
F. Zahn photo
authors collection

added 12 Nov 2008

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July 1957 - North 9th St Pier Yard
F. Zahn photo
authors collection

added 13 Nov 2008

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July 1957 - North 9th St Pier Yard
unknown photographer (F Zahn?) - this photo matches photo sequence above but was acquired from D. Keller!)
D. Keller archives
authors collection

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ca. 1958
S. Meyers photo
D. Keller archives

added 29 January 2010

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ca. 1958
S. Meyers photo
D. Keller archives

added 29 January 2010

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ca. 1958 - On Northern 8A Yard Lead
S. Meyers photo
D, Keller archives
authors collection

added 29 January 2010

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ca. 1958
S. Meyers photo
D, Keller archives
authors collection

added 29 January 2010

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September 19, 1958
G. Votava photo
D. Keller archives
authors collection

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September 19, 1958
G. Votava photo
D. Keller archives
authors collection

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unknown date
Taking on water.
authors collection

added 05 February 2010

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unknown date
unknown photographer
authors collection

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unknown date - North 9th Street
B&O boxcar (on left) is on 9A1, #11 is on lead track (floatbridge is behind loco and car.
String of cars on track to right of #11 are on rip track, and C&O boxcar (right edge) is on 9A4 lower.
unknown photographer
B. Merlis collection

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unknown date - 8A Yard
unknown photographer
G. Mahlkov collection

added 19 Oct 2008

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unknown date
S. Reich photo
authors collection

added 16 November 2011

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unknown date
out of service - note canvas cover on steam dome
F. Zahn photo
authors collection

added 12 Nov 2008

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unknown date
out of service - rear light missing
unknown photographer
authors collection

added 14 October 2012

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July 20, 1958 - this date is likely incorrect
as whistle and generator are covered, stack has cover wired to it. Loco was in service in September 1958.
unknown photographer
authors collection

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unknown date
out of service - note canvas cover on steam dome
F. Zahn photo
authors collection

added 14 July 2009

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unknown date
unknown photographer
G. Mahlkov collection

added 19 Oct 2008

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unknown date - note headlight, foot boards, steam valves and whistle are gone,
but not yet on garden track.
unknown photographer
authors collection

30 January 2010

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unknown date
headlight removed, steam valves and generator are still on top and covered
unknown photographer (possible B. Stiles photo)
authors collection

added 10 August 2011

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unknown date
headlight removed, steam valves and generator are still on top and covered
unknown photographer (possible B. Stiles photo)
authors collection

added 10 August 2011

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unknown date
headlight removed, steam valves and generator are still on top and covered
unknown photographer
Gene Collora archives
authors collection

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unknown date
S. Meyers photo
D. Keller archives
authors collection

added 29 January 2010

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June 1959
steam valves now removed
G. Landau photo
authors collection

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June 2, 1959
steam valves now removed
unknown photographer
authors collection

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September 19, 1959
S. Bramson photo
authors collection

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1960
S. Bramson photo
authors collection

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unknown date
F. Zahn photo
authors collection

added 13 Nov 2008

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September 1960
R. Taylor photographer
R. Taylor collection

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Novemver 24, 1960
H. Pinsker photo
authors collection

26 March 2011

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February 1961
A. Jaeger photo
authors collection

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March 1961
G. Landau photo
authors collection

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March 1961
G. Landau photo
authors collection

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June 24, 1961
(with Karl F. Grosche standing behind cab)
T. Gleichmann photo
authors collection

added 18 Sept 2008

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1962
cylinder covers now off, on cribbing, tires and rods removed
unknown photographer
J. Held archives

added 05 May 2009

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July 1962
B. McMahon photo

added 04 Dec 2008

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