FC Santa Fe 2-6-0 Locomotives in Argentina


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class III (Locobase 3739)

Data from Carlos Alberto Fern+ndez Priotti in Bryan Attewell ([] Steam Locomotive simulator program (April 2000).

Miniature Moguls that used the same boiler and cylinders as the Americans delivered by Dubs in the same year.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

ClassIII
Locobase ID3739
RailroadFC Santa Fe (FCSF)
CountryArgentina
Whyte2-6-0
Number in Class16
Road Numbers221-237
GaugeMetre
Number Built16
BuilderDubs & Co
Year1887
Valve Gear
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)45,584 / 20,677
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1056 / 4
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 5.50 / 5
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)25 / 12.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)39.50 / 1003
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)152.30 / 10.50
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)14" x 18" / 356x457
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)11,562 / 5244.44
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.94
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)8 / 2.44
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 9.70 / 0.90
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)600 / 55.76
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)600 / 55.76
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume187.09
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1477
Same as above plus superheater percentage1477
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT

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