Quincy, Omaha & Kansas City 2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives in the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class D-5 (Locobase 5486)

Data from the locomotive diagram published on Vernon Beck's website -- [] (accessed 22 March 2003). This was a design for a Consolidation that was never actually built, according to Corbin & Kerka (1960).

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
ClassD-5
Locobase ID5486
RailroadQuincy, Omaha & Kansas City (QO&KC)
CountryUSA
Whyte2-8-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers511
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderBrooks
Year
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)13.50 / 4.11
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)22 / 6.71
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.61
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)119,000 / 53,978
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)131,000 / 59,421
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)90,000 / 40,823
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)221,000 / 100,244
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)50 / 25
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)50 / 1270
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)180 / 12.40
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)18" x 26" / 457x660
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)25,777 / 11692.26
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.62
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)152 / 14.13
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)23.75 / 2.21
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)2025 / 188.20
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)2025 / 188.20
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume264.44
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation4275
Same as above plus superheater percentage4275
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area27,360
Power L15455
Power MT404.24

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