Duluth & Northeastern 2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives in the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 14 (Locobase 13023)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 45, p. 212. Works number was 40874-40875 in November 1913.

Northwest Paper Company owned this logging road, which at one point ran over 58 miles to Hornby. After it was retired, the 16 was retired to go on display in Cloquet, Minn, near Duluth and one of the termini of the D & NE.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID13023
RailroadDuluth & Northeastern
Number in Class2
Road Numbers16, 14
Number Built2
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)13.67 / 4.17
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)21.83 / 6.65
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.63
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)52.77 / 16.08
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)128,000 / 58,060
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)144,000 / 65,317
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)110,000 / 49,895
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)254,000 / 115,212
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)5500 / 20.83
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)10 / 9.10
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)53 / 26.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)51 / 1295
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)200 / 13.80
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)20" x 24" / 508x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)32,000 / 14514.97
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort)4
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)164 / 15.24
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)33.20 / 3.09
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1972 / 183.27
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1972 / 183.27
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume225.97
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation6640
Same as above plus superheater percentage6640
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area32,800
Power L15439
Power MT374.72

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