East Carolina Lumber Company 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives in the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 1 (Locobase 11086)

Data from Logging Locomotives 1913 (Philadelphia, Pa: Baldwin Locomotive Works, 1913), p 10. See also DeGolyer, Vol 43, pp. 243+. Works numbers were 39268-39269 in February 1913.

The ECLC was based in New Bern, NC and laid 12 miles of 20 lb/yard (10 kg/metre) rails to reach the timber it was logging. In 1913, the company owned about 30,000 acres of principally short leaf pine in Craven, Beaufort, and Pamlico Counties. Its mills had an annual capacity of 20 million feet of timber.

#1 served the ECLC until 1920, when it was sold to locomotive rebuilder Southern Iron & Equipment. After having its lead truck removed, converting it to an 0-6-0 switcher, the engine was sold to Sour Lake Lumber Company in Sour Lake, Texas as their #1.

#2 went to a different rebuilder - Georgia Car & Locomotive -- which sold it to the R L McLeod & Son Lumber Company in Ravenel, SC.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class1
Locobase ID11,086
RailroadEast Carolina Lumber Company
CountryUSA
Whyte2-6-0
Number in Class2
Road Numbers1-2
GaugeStd
Number Built2
BuilderBaldwin
Year1913
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)9 / 2.74
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)15.17 / 4.62
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.59
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)34.54 / 10.53
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)29,200 / 13,245
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)37,100 / 16,828
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)27,900 / 12,655
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)65,000 / 29,483
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1200 / 4.55
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)3 / 2.70
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)16 / 8
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)34 / 864
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)160 / 11
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)10" x 16" / 254x406
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)6400 / 2902.99
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.56
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)32 / 2.97
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 6.70 / 0.62
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)288 / 26.77
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)288 / 26.77
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume198.01
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1072
Same as above plus superheater percentage1072
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area5120
Power L12793
Power MT632.62