Foreman Blades Lumber Company 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives in the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Mabel (Locobase 12997)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Volume 29, p. 159. Works number was 28940 in September 1906.

Sold to Truitt Vincent, a locomotive dealer, Mabel worked for a large North Carolina timber company that was incorporated in the same year as a consolidation of several companies in the Elizabeth City area.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID12,997
RailroadForeman Blades Lumber Company
Number in Class1
Road Numbers2
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)11.33 / 3.45
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)17.42 / 5.31
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.65
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)34,900 / 15,830
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)42,400 / 19,232
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)24,000 / 10,886
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)66,400 / 30,118
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1200 / 4.55
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)19 / 9.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)37 / 940
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)180 / 12.40
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)10" x 18" / 254x457
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)7443 / 3376.09
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.69
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)51.80 / 4.81
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 8.55 / 0.79
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)391 / 36.34
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)391 / 36.34
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume238.96
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1539
Same as above plus superheater percentage1539
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area9324
Power L14409
Power MT835.54

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