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


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 4 (Locobase 12508)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Vol 27, p. 114. Works number was 24689 in September 1904.

Bought just before the Tonopah converted to standard gauge, this Mogul spent most of its working life on the Sumpter Valley Railroad in Oregon.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Class4
Locobase ID12,508
RailroadTonopah
CountryUSA
Whyte2-6-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers4
Gauge3'
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Year1904
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft) 9.67
Engine Wheelbase (ft)16.67
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.58
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)42.54
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)72,000
Engine Weight (lbs)82,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)
Tender Water Capacity (gals)3500
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)40
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)45
Boiler Pressure (psi)150
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)16" x 22"
Tractive Effort (lbs)15,957
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.51
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)57.70
Grate Area (sq ft)13.60
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)832
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)832
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume162.51
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 area8655
Power L12462
Power MT226.16