Munising 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 2 (Locobase 2623)

Data from Catalogue Descriptive of Simple and Compound Locomotives built by Brooks Locomotive Works, Dunkirk, NY (Buffalo, NY: Matthew-Northrup Company, 1899). Works numbers were 2665-2666 in May 1896.

Builder info from B.Rumary, 25 Kingscombe, Gurney Slade, Radstock, BA3 4TH, ENGLAND and Jeremy Lambert as supplied by Allen Stanley in March 2004.

Small pair of Moguls for a Michigan Upper Peninsula short line founded in 1895 with lines from Princeton to Munising and Stillman to Cusino.

Both locomotives were sold in 1905. The 2 is recorded as having gone to the Michigan Iron Company of Newberry

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID2623
Number in Class2
Road Numbers2-3
Number Built2
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)13.75
Engine Wheelbase (ft)21.25
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.65
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)43.09
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)76,000
Engine Weight (lbs)90,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)65,000
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)155,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals)3000
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)6
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)42
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)50
Boiler Pressure (psi)165
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)16" x 24"
Tractive Effort (lbs)17,234
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.41
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)95
Grate Area (sq ft)15.30
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)906
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)906
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume162.22
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2525
Same as above plus superheater percentage2525
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area15,675
Power L13400
Power MT295.88

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