Galveston, Houston & Henderson 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives in the USA

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Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 85 (Locobase 11491)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines, 1903, as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Vol 26, p. 279. Works number was 23927 in March 1904.

A middle-of-the-pack Mogul for this Texas railroad. For a description of the railroad, see Locobase 10779.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class85
Locobase ID11,491
RailroadGalveston, Houston & Henderson
CountryUSA
Whyte2-6-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers85
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Year1904
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)14 / 4.27
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)21.83 / 6.65
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.64
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)50 / 15.24
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)113,000 / 51,256
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)131,000 / 59,421
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)100,000 / 45,359
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)231,000 / 104,780
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)5000 / 18.94
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)2100 / 8
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)63 / 31.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)62 / 1575
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)200 / 13.80
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)19" x 26" / 483x660
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)25,736 / 11673.67
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.39
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)143 / 13.29
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)27.70 / 2.57
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1815 / 168.68
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1815 / 168.68
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume212.73
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation5540
Same as above plus superheater percentage5540
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area28,600
Power L16128
Power MT358.67