Munising 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives in the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 2 (Locobase 2623)

Data from Catalogue Descriptive of Simple and Compound Locomotives built by Brooks Locomotive Works, Dunkirk, NY (Buffalo, NY: Matthew-Northrup Company, 1899). Works numbers were 2665-2666 in May 1896.

Builder info from B.Rumary, 25 Kingscombe, Gurney Slade, Radstock, BA3 4TH, ENGLAND and Jeremy Lambert as supplied by Allen Stanley in March 2004.

Small pair of Moguls for a Michigan Upper Peninsula short line founded in 1895 with lines from Princeton to Munising and Stillman to Cusino.

Both locomotives were sold in 1905. The 2 is recorded as having gone to the Michigan Iron Company of Newberry

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class2
Locobase ID2623
RailroadMunising
CountryUSA
Whyte2-6-0
Number in Class2
Road Numbers2-3
GaugeStd
Number Built2
BuilderBrooks
Year1896
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)13.75 / 4.19
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)21.25 / 6.48
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.65
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)43.09 / 13.13
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)76,000 / 34,473
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)90,000 / 40,823
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)65,000 / 29,484
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)155,000 / 70,307
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)3000 / 11.36
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)6 / 5.50
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)42 / 21
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)50 / 1270
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)165 / 11.40
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)16" x 24" / 406x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)17,234 / 7817.22
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.41
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)95 / 8.83
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)15.30 / 1.42
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)906 / 84.20
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)906 / 84.20
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume162.22
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2525
Same as above plus superheater percentage2525
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area15,675
Power L13400
Power MT295.88