Louisville, New Albany & Chicago 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 70/F-1 (Locobase 8298)

Data from CI&L 1 - 1940 Locomotive Diagrams supplied in May 2005 by Allen Stanley from his extensive Raildata collection. Works numbers were 1058 in December 1884 and 1065-1067 in May 1885.


Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID8298
RailroadLouisville, New Albany & Chicago (Monon)
Number in Class4
Road Numbers70/60/90, 61-63
Number Built4
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)15.50
Engine Wheelbase (ft)23.42
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.66
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)47.31
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)72,900
Engine Weight (lbs)85,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)64,900
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)149,900
Tender Water Capacity (gals)2500
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)6
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)41
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)64
Boiler Pressure (psi)140
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)18.5" x 24"
Tractive Effort (lbs)15,273
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.77
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)111
Grate Area (sq ft)16.50
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)1248
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)1248
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume167.14
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2310
Same as above plus superheater percentage2310
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area15,540
Power L13606
Power MT327.15


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