Louisiana Sawmill Company 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 52 (Locobase 14278)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Volume 52, p. 286+. (Thanks to Chris Hohl for 16 September 2015 email noting the tender's fuel capacity.) Works number was 41506 in June 1914.

Typical wood-burning logging Mogul, this engine's tender capacity was five cords.

52 was sold by LSMC to Louisiana Central Lumber Company.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID14,278
RailroadLouisiana Sawmill Company
Number in Class1
Road Numbers52
Number Built1
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)11
Engine Wheelbase (ft)18
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.61
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)44.29
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)70,000
Engine Weight (lbs)83,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)80,000
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)163,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals)4000
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)39
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)44
Boiler Pressure (psi)160
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)16" x 24"
Tractive Effort (lbs)18,991
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.69
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)102
Grate Area (sq ft)16.30
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)1087
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)1087
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume194.63
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2608
Same as above plus superheater percentage2608
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area16,320
Power L13355
Power MT316.99

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