Quincy, Omaha & Kansas City 2-8-0 "Consolidation" Locomotives of the USA

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class D-5 (Locobase 5486)

Data from the locomotive diagram published on Vernon Beck's website -- http://home.earthlink.net/~vnlbeck/D/d5511.tif (accessed 22 March 2003). This was a design for a Consolidation that was never actually built, according to Corbin & Kerka (1960).

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
Locobase ID5486
RailroadQuincy, Omaha & Kansas City (QO&KC)
Number in Class1
Road Numbers511
Number Built1
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase13.50'
Engine Wheelbase22'
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.61
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle)
Weight on Drivers119000 lbs
Engine Weight131000 lbs
Tender Light Weight90000 lbs
Total Engine and Tender Weight221000 lbs
Tender Water Capacity4000 gals
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated)50 lb/yard
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter50"
Boiler Pressure180 psi
Cylinders (dia x stroke)18" x 26"
Tractive Effort25777 lbs
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.62
Heating Ability
Firebox Area152 sq. ft
Grate Area23.75 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface2025 sq. ft
Superheating Surface
Combined Heating Surface2025 sq. ft
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume264.44
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation4275
Same as above plus superheater percentage4275
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area27360
Power L15455
Power MT404.24

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