Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo 2-6-0 "Mogul" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class E (Locobase 16162)

Data from SL&SF All Time Loco Diagrams HS Pub and SL&SF 7 - 1908 Description of All Equipment supplied in May 2005 by Allen Stanley from his extensive Raildata collection. See also DeGolyer, Volume 19, p. 66. Works numbers were 14057-14059 in January 1894.

Locobase 8589 shows a class of Moguls delivered to the St Louis-San Francisco.Six of them were ordered for delivery in 1894. The order shown in Volume 19 of the Baldwin Specification Book collection at SMU's DeGolyer Library contains the note that the last three in that order were sold before delivery to the Dominion Construction Company.

Some detail changes from the Frisco engines included placing the back sand boxes under the cab, the siphon cock was placed in front of the dome, and the road numbers were quite a bit bigger , The spec also notes that the DCC put them in service on the TH&B and gives their road numbers.

The 23 was sold to the Arcade & Attica in 1917, where it ran until 1940. The 24 went to Mexico as property to Continenal Mexican Rubber Company, went in 1921 to the National of Mexico in Class D-16 as 2156A. 22 was sold in 1918 to the St Lawrence Railroad of Pyrites, NY as their #4. The StLaw was abandoned and dismantled in 1925.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID16,162
RailroadToronto, Hamilton & Buffalo
Number in Class3
Road Numbers22-24
Number Built3
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft)15.17
Engine Wheelbase (ft)23.17
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.65
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)45.90
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)81,900
Engine Weight (lbs)106,300
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)84,600
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)190,900
Tender Water Capacity (gals)4000
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)8
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)46
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)55.50
Boiler Pressure (psi)160
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)19" x 24"
Tractive Effort (lbs)21,231
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.86
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)136
Grate Area (sq ft)17.10
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)1581
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)1581
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume200.74
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2736
Same as above plus superheater percentage2736
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area21,760
Power L14249
Power MT343.13


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