Bennington & Rutland 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 5 / E-12 (Locobase 14550)

Data from Dimensions and Classifications of Locomotives of the NYC&HR et al, September 1905, p. 328. Works numbers were 3350-3351 in 1891.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class5 / E-12
Locobase ID14,550
RailroadBennington & Rutland
Number in Class2
Road Numbers5-6 / 1880-1881
Number Built2
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)13
Engine Wheelbase (ft)20.50
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.63
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)45.75
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)88,500
Engine Weight (lbs)104,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)69,000
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)173,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals)3000
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)8
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)49
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)55
Boiler Pressure (psi)160
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)18" x 24"
Tractive Effort (lbs)19,228
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.60
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)139
Grate Area (sq ft)28.87
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)1429
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)1429
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume202.16
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation4619
Same as above plus superheater percentage4619
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area22,240
Power L14407
Power MT329.35

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