Illinois, Iowa & Minnesota 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 11464)

Data from "Locomotive Building," The Railroad Gazette, Vol XXXVIII, No 16 (21 April 1905), p 129.

This railroad was renamed in 1908 as the Chicago, Milwaukee & Gary Railway, but showed up in a 1910 guide with 95 miles of its own.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID11,464
RailroadIllinois, Iowa & Minnesota
Number in Class2
Road Numbers
Number Built2
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)
Engine Wheelbase (ft)
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)126,000
Engine Weight (lbs)146,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)
Tender Water Capacity (gals)6000
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)10
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)70
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)56
Boiler Pressure (psi)200
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)19" x 26"
Tractive Effort (lbs)28,493
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.42
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)
Grate Area (sq ft)34.50
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation6900
Same as above plus superheater percentage6900
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT