Quakertown & Eastern 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives in the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 1 (Locobase 11518)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines, 1903, as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Vol 26, p. 198. Works number was 23256 in November 1903.

This Mogul was a replacement for a 2-6-0 delivered to the Quick & Easy just 10 months earlier that had proved prone to derailments because of its long wheelbase. The new #1 seems not to have breen much more satisfactory and was soon sold to the Pennsylvania & Eastern in 1907 and to the Ocean Shore for $9,780 in November 1907.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID11,518
RailroadQuakertown & Eastern
Number in Class1
Road Numbers1 (2nd)
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)12.50 / 3.81
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)19.75 / 6.02
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.63
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)76,000 / 34,473
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)91,000 / 41,277
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)62,000 / 28,123
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)153,000 / 69,400
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)3000 / 11.36
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)42 / 21
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)54 / 1372
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)160 / 11
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)18" x 24" / 457x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)19,584 / 8883.16
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.88
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)123.50 / 11.48
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)25.60 / 2.38
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1189 / 110.50
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1189 / 110.50
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume168.21
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation4096
Same as above plus superheater percentage4096
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area19,760
Power L13680
Power MT320.25

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