Foreman Blades Lumber Company 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Mabel (Locobase 12997)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Volume 29, p. 159. Works number was 28940 in September 1906.

Sold to Truitt Vincent, a locomotive dealer, Mabel worked for a large North Carolina timber company that was incorporated in the same year as a consolidation of several companies in the Elizabeth City area.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID12,997
RailroadForeman Blades Lumber Company
Number in Class1
Road Numbers2
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)11.33
Engine Wheelbase (ft)17.42
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.65
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)34,900
Engine Weight (lbs)42,400
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)24,000
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)66,400
Tender Water Capacity (gals)1200
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)19
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)37
Boiler Pressure (psi)180
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)10" x 18"
Tractive Effort (lbs)7443
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.69
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)51.80
Grate Area (sq ft) 8.55
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)391
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)391
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume238.96
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1539
Same as above plus superheater percentage1539
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area9324
Power L14409
Power MT835.54

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