Detroit & Mackinac 2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 12427)

Data from The Railway Age, Volume 41 (11 May 1906), p. 807.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID12,427
RailroadDetroit & Mackinac
Number in Class3
Road Numbers
Number Built3
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)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)171,000
Engine Weight (lbs)192,600
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)
Tender Water Capacity (gals)4000
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)11
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)71
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)57
Boiler Pressure (psi)190
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)23" x 28"
Tractive Effort (lbs)41,967
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.07
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)218
Grate Area (sq ft)35.87
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)3100
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)3100
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume230.24
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation6815
Same as above plus superheater percentage6815
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area41,420
Power L15617
Power MT289.67

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