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 ID12427
RailroadDetroit & Mackinac
Number in Class3
Road Numbers
Number Built3
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase
Engine Wheelbase
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers171000 lbs
Engine Weight192600 lbs
Tender Light Weight
Total Engine and Tender Weight
Tender Water Capacity4000 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)11 tons
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)71 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter57"
Boiler Pressure190 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)23" x 28"
Tractive Effort41967 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.07
Heating Ability
Firebox Area218 sq. ft
Grate Area35.87 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface3100 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface3100 sq. ft
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 area41420
Power L15617
Power MT289.67

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