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Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 10 (Locobase 15216)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Vol 71, pp. 231+. Works numbers were 55388-55389 in May 1922.

These two Moguls were of a size normally associated with narrow-gauge railroads; on the standard gauge they must have seemed toy-like. (By this time, very few North American railroads were built or operated at other than standard gauge.).

ELC was located in northwestern Montana very close to the Canadian border and was founded in 1906


Class 5 (Locobase 12402)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Vol 22, p. 266. Works number was 17583 in March 1900.

The Enfield Lumber Company (North Carolina) was later reorganized as Beaufort Lumber.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class105
Locobase ID15,216 12,402
RailroadEureka Lumber CompanyEnfield Lumber Company
CountryUSAUSA
Whyte2-6-02-6-0
Number in Class21
Road Numbers10, 125
GaugeStd3'6""
Number Built21
BuilderBaldwinBurnham, Williams & Co
Year19221900
Valve GearStephensonStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)9 / 2.7411.33 / 3.45
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)15.17 / 4.6217.42 / 5.31
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.59 0.65
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)33.61 / 10.2435.17 / 10.72
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)29,500 / 13,38134,000 / 15,422
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)37,500 / 17,01044,000 / 19,958
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)29,000 / 13,15429,000 / 13,154
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)66,500 / 30,16473,000 / 33,112
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1200 / 4.551200 / 4.55
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)3 / 2.70
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)16 / 819 / 9.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)34 / 86437 / 940
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)165 / 11.40160 / 11
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)10" x 16" / 254x40611" x 18" / 279x457
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)6600 / 2993.718006 / 3631.46
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.47 4.25
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)32 / 2.9751.80 / 4.81
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 6.70 / 0.62 9.60 / 0.89
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)247 / 22.95394 / 36.62
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)247 / 22.95394 / 36.62
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume169.82199.00
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation11061536
Same as above plus superheater percentage11061536
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area52808288
Power L126163254
Power MT586.50632.99