Duluth & Iron Range 2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives of the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class D (Locobase 15910)

Data from the C&EI 6 - 1904 Locomotive Diagram book supplied in May 2005 by Allen Stanley from his extensive Raildata collection. Works numbers were 2832-2837 in May 1889.

These must not have suited the D&IR's requirements very well because they were sold to the Chicago & Eastern Illinois in April 1892. See Locobase 7129.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
ClassD
Locobase ID15910
RailroadDuluth & Iron Range
CountryUSA
Whyte2-8-0
Number in Class6
Road Numbers28-33
GaugeStd
Number Built6
BuilderSchenectady
Year1889
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase14'
Engine Wheelbase21.67'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.65
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)57.17'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers108000 lbs
Engine Weight120400 lbs
Tender Light Weight82000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight202400 lbs
Tender Water Capacity3840 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)6 tons
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)45 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter50"
Boiler Pressure150 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)20" x 24"
Tractive Effort24480 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.41
Heating Ability
Firebox Area139 sq. ft
Grate Area29.60 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface1642 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface1642 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume188.16
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation4440
Same as above plus superheater percentage4440
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area20850
Power L13348
Power MT273.37


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