Blacksher-Miller Lumber Company 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives in the USA

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Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Agnes Lee (Locobase 12119)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines,as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Vol 19, p. 143. Works number was 14088 in September 1894.

Wood-burning Mogul that served several lumber companies. 99 left B-M for Lovelace Lumber in December 1903. Locobase suspects that the wheelbase given in the Baldwin specs and repeated in this entry is for the rigid portion. 7 ft 3 inches seems awfully short, expedially for a locomotive with such a long boiler.

Lovelace rebuilt the engine to standard gauge in 1905 and sold it P M Ikeler by August 1907

Mississippi lumberman P M Ikeler's purchase makes sense when you think of a light-footed Mogul running on 20- and 35-lb/yard rail. The logging road ran about 12 miles and had been dubbed by his predecessor the Albertson Great Eastern.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
ClassAgnes Lee
Locobase ID12,119
RailroadBlacksher-Miller Lumber Company
CountryUSA
Whyte2-6-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers99
Gauge3'
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Year1894
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 7.25 / 2.21
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)13.92 / 4.24
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.52
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)40,000 / 18,144
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)50,000 / 22,680
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1400 / 5.30
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)22 / 11
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)37 / 940
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)135 / 9.30
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)13" x 18" / 330x457
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)9434 / 4279.20
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.24
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)42 / 3.90
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 8.40 / 0.78
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)609 / 56.60
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)609 / 56.60
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume220.23
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1134
Same as above plus superheater percentage1134
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area5670
Power L12466
Power MT407.74