New Jersey Railroad & Transportation Co 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Mogul (Locobase 2558)

Works number was 1235 in January 1865.

The first of the Mogul wheel arrangement, this Rogers design featured William Hudson's variation of the basic Bissell truck. Hudson substituted swing links for the Bissell's inclined planes and used a compensating lever to connect the truck spring action to those of the equalized driver sets. It later bore Pennsylvania Railroad road number 739.

As a light freight engine, the 2-6-0 proved quite popular and successful.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID2558
RailroadNew Jersey Railroad & Transportation Co
Number in Class1
Road Numbers39/739
Number Built1
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)55
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)20,900
Weight on Drivers (lbs)57,000
Engine Weight (lbs)71,232
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)
Tender Water Capacity (gals)2880
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)32
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)48
Boiler Pressure (psi)120
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)17" x 22"
Tractive Effort (lbs)13,511
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.22
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)
Grate Area (sq ft)17
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)1255
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)1255
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume217.14
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2040
Same as above plus superheater percentage2040
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT

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