American Industrial Mining Co.
Preserving Our Mining and Industrial Heritage
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Mancha Storage Battery Locomotives
St. Louis, Missouri
 
Information gathered from published trade catalogs located
from the Morse Brothers collection at the Colorado School of Mines.
and original AMICo's Mancha builders photo archive collection
 
 

Mancha's Little Trammer Standard Type A
The smallest manufactured production locomotive weighing in w/ batteries 1-1/2 ton
The popular Mancha Little Trammer Standard Type B
Mancha Trammer Standard Type A
Specifications
Mancha Trammer locomotives were shipped to amy possible country that had a need for trammer type locomotive. Mancha delivered a product that became internationally famous in the mining industry.
Mancha's Electric Mule model "Whippet"
Mancha's popular low pro electric mule
"Armored Tank"
The heaviest low seam Mancha
Mine Locomotive
Telescopic Low Type
The Mancha Titan B was available in gauges ranging from 14" to 48"
OAL: 7'-8"
Chassis Weighed 3,000 lbs
The Mancha Titan A (outside wheel) was available in gauges ranging from 24" to 48"
OAL: 114"
Chassis Weighed 4,000 lbs
 
The Mancha Titan A-X (inside wheel) was available in gauges ranging from 14" to 36"
OAL: 114"
Chassis Weighed 4,000 lbs

The Mancha Standard A-N (outside wheel) was available in gauges ranging from 24" to 48"
OAL: 129"
Chassis Weighed 6,000 lbs
Drive: Gear or worm

The Mancha Standard A-NX (inside wheel) was available in gauges ranging from 18" to 36"
OAL: 129"
Chassis Weighed 6,000 lbs
Drive: Gear or worm

The Mancha Standard A-N (outside wheel) was available in gauges ranging from 24" to 48"
OAL: 153"
Chassis Weighed 6,000 lbs
Drive: Gear or worm
 
These Units had a slightly larger wheel base at 38" instead of the 32-3/8" on the Standard "A" model
The Mancha Hercules (outside wheel) was available in gauges ranging from:
Double motor gear 42" to 48"
Worm Drive 36" to 48"
OAL: 151"
Chassis Weighed 8,000 lbs
 
The Mancha Hercules X (inside wheel) was available
in gauges ranging from:
Double motor gear 36" to 48"
Worm Drive 30" to 48"
OAL: 151"
Chassis Weighed 8,000 lbs
 
The Mancha Hercules A (outside wheel) was available in gauges ranging from 38" to 48"
OAL: 169-1/2"
Chassis Weighed 10,000 lbs
Drive: Gear or worm
 
The Mancha Hercules A-X (inside wheel) was available in gauges ranging from 30" to 36"
OAL: 169-1/2"
Chassis Weighed 10,000 lbs
Drive: Gear or worm
The Mancha Flatroader (outside wheel) was available in gauges ranging from 48" to 56-1/2"
OAL: 210"
Chassis Weighed 20,000 lbs
Drive: Gear or worm

The Mancha Flatroader X (inside wheel) was available in gauges ranging from 30" to 42"
OAL: 210"
Chassis Weighed 20,000 lbs
Drive: Gear or worm
The Mancha Flatroader (outside wheel) was available in gauges ranging from 48" to 56-1/2"
OAL: 231"
Chassis Weighed 25,000 lbs
Drive: Gear or worm
 
The Mancha Flatroader X (inside wheel) was available in gauges ranging from 38" to 48"
OAL: 231"
Chassis Weighed 25,000 lbs
Drive: Gear or worm

The Mancha Super Hercules (outside wheel) was available in gauges ranging from 42" to 48"
OAL: 165"
Chassis Weighed 12,000 lbs
Drive: Gear or worm

The Mancha Super Hercules X (inside wheel) was available in gauges ranging from 36" to 40"
OAL: 165"
Chassis Weighed 12,000 lbs
Drive: Gear or worm