FC Central Cordoba 4-6-2 Locomotives in Argentina

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class B24 (Locobase 3707)

Data provided by Carlos Alberto Fernández Priotti in Bryan Attewell ([] Steam Locomotive simulator program (April 2000). Mixed-traffic locomotives.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Locobase ID3707
RailroadFC Central Cordoba (FCCC)
Number in Class22
Road Numbers2071-2093
Number Built22
BuilderHenschel & Sohn
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)81,088 / 36,781
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)4007 / 15.18
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 8.20 / 8
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)45 / 22.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)54 / 1372
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)174 / 12
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)20" x 24" / 508x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)26,293 / 11926.32
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.08
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)16.42 / 5
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)36.10 / 3.36
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1367 / 127.04
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)371 / 34.48
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1738 / 161.52
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume156.65
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation6281
Same as above plus superheater percentage7600
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT

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