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 Wheelbase (ft)13.50
Engine Wheelbase (ft)22
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.61
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs)
Weight on Drivers (lbs)119,000
Engine Weight (lbs)131,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs)90,000
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs)221,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals)4000
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd)50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in)50
Boiler Pressure (psi)180
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in)18" x 26"
Tractive Effort (lbs)25,777
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.62
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft)152
Grate Area (sq ft)23.75
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft)2025
Superheating Surface (sq ft)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft)2025
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 area27,360
Power L15455
Power MT404.24

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