Unspecified 2-8-0 Locomotives in Argentina


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 12734)

Data from "Some Foreign Compounds", Railroad & Locomotive Engineering, Volume 8, Number 1 (January 1895), p. 29.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Classunknown
Locobase ID12734
Railroad
CountryArgentina
Whyte2-8-0
Number in Class27
Road Numbers
Gauge5'6"
Number Built27
BuilderNeilson & Co
Year1890
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)12.58 / 3.83
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)19.17 / 5.84
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.66
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)82,800 / 37,557
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)90,000 / 40,823
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)2375 / 9
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)35 / 17.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)42 / 1067
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)175 / 11
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)16" x 24" / 406x610 (1)
Low Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)23" x 24" / 584x610 (1)
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)14,664 / 6651.49
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.65
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)160 - 2" / 0
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)10
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)92.25 / 8.57
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)837 / 77.79
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)837 / 77.79
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume299.73
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation
Same as above plus superheater percentage
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area16,144
Power L12756
Power MT293.52

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