Duluth & Northeastern 2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 14 (Locobase 13023)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 45, p. 212. Works number was 40874-40875 in November 1913.

Northwest Paper Company owned this logging road, which at one point ran over 58 miles to Hornby. After it was retired, the 16 was retired to go on display in Cloquet, Minn, near Duluth and one of the termini of the D & NE.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID13023
RailroadDuluth & Northeastern
Number in Class2
Road Numbers16, 14
Number Built2
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase13.67'
Engine Wheelbase21.83'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.63
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)52.77'
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers128000 lbs
Engine Weight144000 lbs
Tender Light Weight110000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight254000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity5500 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)10 tons
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)53 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter51"
Boiler Pressure200 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)20" x 24"
Tractive Effort32000 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort)4
Heating Ability
Firebox Area164 sq. ft
Grate Area33.20 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface1972 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface1972 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume225.97
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation6640
Same as above plus superheater percentage6640
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area32800
Power L15439
Power MT374.72


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