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Chicago Junction Railway USRA 0-6-0 No. 221.
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Diagram of the 0-6-0 Wheel Arrangement: no leading wheels, six coupled driving wheels, no trailing wheels.

USRA 0-6-0 Switcher Locomotive
The USRA 0-6-0 was a USRA standard class of steam locomotive designed under the control of the United States Railroad Administration, the nationalized railroad system in the United States during World War I. This was the standard light switcher of the USRA types, and was of 0-6-0 wheel arrangement in the Whyte notation, or "C" in UIC classification.

A total of 255 locomotives were built under USRA control; these were sent to the following railroads:

List of Original USRA Allocation

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad
Quantity: 10
Class: E-9-S
Road numbers: 1136–1145

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Quantity: 40
Class: D-30
Road numbers: 350–389

Central Railroad of New Jersey
Quantity: 10
Class: B6s
Road numbers: 101–110

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad
Quantity: 10
Class: G-5
Road numbers: 500–509
Notes: Also 15 copies.

Chicago Great Western Railway
Quantity: 5
Class: B-6
Road numbers: 480–484

Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad
Quantity: 10
Class: S-33
Road numbers: 275–284

Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railway
Quantity: 8

Chicago and North Western Railway
Quantity: 35
Class: M-3
Road numbers: 2601–2635

Grand Trunk Railway
Quantity: 5
Class: F11
Road numbers: 801–805
Notes: to GTW 1824–1828, renumbered 7527–7531, Canadian National class O-19-a.

Grand Trunk Western Railroad
Quantity: 5
Class: F11
Road numbers: 1744–1748
Notes: Renumbered 7522–7526, Canadian National class O-19-a.

Maine Central Railroad
Quantity: 2
Class: K
Road numbers: 175–176

Mobile and Ohio Railroad
Quantity: 10
Class: 40
Road numbers: 40–49
Notes: Also 13 copies.

Chicago Junction (New York Central Railroad subsidiary)
Quantity: 14
Class: B-62
Road numbers: 221–234

Pennsylvania Railroad
Quantity: 30
Class: B28s
Road numbers: Random between 7007 and 9405

Pittsburgh and West Virginia Railway
Quantity: 2

Seaboard Air Line Railroad
Quantity: 10
Class: F-5
Road numbers: 1090–1099

St. Louis - San Francisco Railway
Quantity: 7
Class: 3800
Road numbers: 3800–3806

Texas and Pacific Railway
Quantity: 14
Class: B-8
Road numbers: 457–470

Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis
Quantity: 10

Union Pacific Railroad
Quantity: 10
Class: S-Spl
Road numbers: 4600–4609

Oregon Short Line Railroad (Union Pacific subsidiary)
Quantity: 5
Class: S-Spl
Road numbers: 4753–4757

Washington Terminal Company
Quantity: 3

Total Quantity: 255

After the dissolution of the USRA, the Atlantic Coast Line, Chicago, Burlington and Quincy, Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railway, Gulf, Mobile and Ohio Railroad and Texas and Pacific Railway ordered additional copies of the USRA 0-6-0 design, while the Missouri Pacific Railroad and the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway ordered only copies.

USRA 0-6-0 Overview
Type and origin
Power type: Steam
Builder: Baldwin, ALCO
Build date: 1918–1919 (originals)
Total produced: 255 originals plus copies
Specifications
Configuration: 0-6-0
UIC class: C h2
Gauge: 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) standard gauge
Driver diameter: 51 in (1,295 mm)
Locomotive Wheelbase: 11 ft 0 in (3.35 m)
Locomotive & Tender Wheelbase: 48 ft 10 1⁄2 in (14.90 m)
Length: 62 ft 10 in (19.15 m) including tender
Width: 10 ft 0 in (3.05 m)
Height: 14 ft 0 1⁄2 in (4.28 m)
Axle load: 55,000 lb (25,000 kg)
Adhesive weight: 165,000 lb (75,000 kg)
Locomotive weight: 165,000 lb (75,000 kg)
Tender weight: 144,000 lb (65,000 kg)
Total weight: 309,000 lb (140,000 kg)
Fuel type: Coal
Fuel capacity: 32,000 lb (15,000 kg)
Water capacity 8,000 US gal (30,000 l; 6,700 imp gal)
Firebox:
 • Firegrate area: 33 sq ft (3.07 m2)
Boiler pressure: 190 psi (1.31 MPa)
Heating surface: 1,886 sq ft (175.2 m2)
 • Tubes: 1,233 sq ft (114.5 m2)
 • Flues: 515 sq ft (47.8 m2)
 • Firebox: 138 sq ft (12.8 m2)
Superheater:
​ • Heating area: 442 sq ft (41.1 m2)
Cylinders: Two
Cylinder size: 21 in × 28 in (533 mm × 711 mm)
Valve type: 10-inch (250 mm) piston valves
Performance figures
Tractive effort: 39,100 lbf (173.9 kN)
Factor of adhesion: 4.22

See also:

0-6-0 Steam Locomotives

AZER No. 39

Baldwin Locomotive Works

American Locomotive Company

Steam Locomotives

Diagram of the 0-6-0 Wheel Arrangement: no leading wheels, six coupled driving wheels, no trailing wheels.

Chicago Junction Railway USRA 0-6-0 No. 221. 

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