Baskett Lumber and Manufacturing Company 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 1 (Locobase 11096)

Data from Logging Locomotives 1913 (Philadelphia, Pa: Baldwin Locomotive Works, 1913), p 11 and DeGolyer, Volume 41, p. 5. Works number was 37893 in June 1912.

The specs show that the railroad for which this Mogul locomotive was intended wanted the 1 to haul 1,170 short tons on the level, take 550 tons up a 1/2% grade, and 335 tons up a 1% grade. (The ruling grade was said to be 0.8%.)

This locomotive served the BL&MC for about six years, then transferred to WP Brown & Sons Lumber Company in April 1918 when that company bought the Baskett's assets. 1 operated on the Mobile & Gulf (see Locobase 14693 for a history of that railroad.) Its service on the M&G ended abruptly with a wreck in 1930, after which it was scrapped.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID11,096
RailroadBaskett Lumber and Manufacturing Company
Number in Class1
Road Numbers1
Number Built1
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)12
Engine Wheelbase (ft)18.83
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.64
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)41.17
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)50,000
Engine Weight (lbs)62,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)46,000
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)108,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals)2000
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)6
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)28
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)42
Boiler Pressure (psi)160
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)13" x 20"
Tractive Effort (lbs)10,945
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.57
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)72
Grate Area (sq ft)11.70
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)608
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)608
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume197.88
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1872
Same as above plus superheater percentage1872
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area11,520
Power L13529
Power MT466.81

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