Louisiana Sawmill Company 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives in the USA

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Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 52 (Locobase 14278)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Volume 52, p. 286+. (Thanks to Chris Hohl for 16 September 2015 email noting the tender's fuel capacity.) Works number was 41506 in June 1914.

Typical wood-burning logging Mogul, this engine's tender capacity was five cords.

52 was sold by LSMC to Louisiana Central Lumber Company.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class52
Locobase ID14,278
RailroadLouisiana Sawmill Company
CountryUSA
Whyte2-6-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers52
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderBaldwin
Year1914
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)11 / 3.35
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)18 / 5.49
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.61
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)44.29 / 13.50
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)70,000 / 31,752
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)83,000 / 37,648
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)80,000 / 36,287
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)163,000 / 73,935
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)4000 / 15.15
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)39 / 19.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)44 / 1118
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)160 / 11
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)16" x 24" / 406x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)18,991 / 8614.18
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.69
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)102 / 9.48
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)16.30 / 1.51
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1087 / 100.98
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1087 / 100.98
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume194.63
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2608
Same as above plus superheater percentage2608
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area16,320
Power L13355
Power MT316.99