Atlantic Mining Company 2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives of the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class John Stanton (Locobase 12116)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Volume 19, p. 135. Works numbers were 14060 in August 1894 and 16028 in July 1898.

Gene Connelly could find no record of #5's fate - apparently it remained with the AMC for all of its operational life. #6 -- delivered with the name Baltic -- was sold to Charcoal Iron Company of America.

7 went as #8 to the Manistique & Lake Superior; for its subsequent history and a note about conflicting information, see Locobase 8891.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
ClassJohn Stanton
Locobase ID12116
RailroadAtlantic Mining Company
CountryUSA
Whyte2-8-0
Number in Class2
Road Numbers5-6
GaugeStd
Number Built2
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Year1894
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase13.67'
Engine Wheelbase21.33'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.64
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers110000 lbs
Engine Weight114000 lbs
Tender Light Weight
Total Engine and Tender Weight
Tender Water Capacity3000 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)46 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter50"
Boiler Pressure170 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)19" x 24"
Tractive Effort25039 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.39
Heating Ability
Firebox Area128 sq. ft
Grate Area23.75 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface1537 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface1537 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume195.15
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation4038
Same as above plus superheater percentage4038
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area21760
Power L13916
Power MT313.94


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