Altamont & Manchester 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives in the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Lu Ceil (Locobase 12054)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Vol 18, p 115. Works number was 13056 in November 1892.

From this Kentucky shortline, the Lu Ceil was sold in 1899 across the Ohio River to the Columbus, Lima & Milwaukee, an Ohio road whose ambitions to reach Milwaukee fell several hundred miles short. In January 1906, the CL & M was merged with the Indiana, Columbus & Eastern Traction, an interurban railway.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
ClassLu Ceil
Locobase ID12,054
RailroadAltamont & Manchester
Number in Class1
Road Numbers1
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)13.17 / 4.01
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)20.50 / 6.25
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.64
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)60,000 / 27,216
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)72,000 / 32,659
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)2600 / 9.85
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)33 / 16.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)50 / 1270
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)140 / 9.70
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)15" x 24" / 381x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)12,852 / 5829.58
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.67
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)81.80 / 7.60
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)13.30 / 1.24
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)888 / 82.53
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)888 / 82.53
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume180.90
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1862
Same as above plus superheater percentage1862
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area11,452
Power L13083
Power MT339.84

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