Bosnia-Herzegovina 0-8-0 Locomotives in Austria


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class IV (Locobase 10214)

Data from "Eight-Coupled Tank Engine, Bosnisch, Herzegovinische Staatsbahnen," Locomotive Magazine, Vol VII (March 1902), pp.44; Lokomotive uzanog kolosijeka - Direkcija Sarajevo, 1923, p. 8, archived by Srecko Ignjatovic at [], last accessed 27 December 2021.

Using the Krauss-Helmholz truck, this engine was built for the BHS before that railroad's kingdom was officially annexed by Austria-Hungary in 1908.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

ClassIV
Locobase ID10214
RailroadBosnia-Herzegovina
CountryAustria
Whyte0-8-0T
Number in Class
Road Numbers
Gauge76 cm
Number Built
BuilderKrauss
Year1901
Valve GearHeusinger
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)13.45 / 4.10
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)13.45 / 4.10
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase1
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)13.45 / 4.10
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)57,320 / 26,000
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)57,320 / 26,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)57,320 / 26,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)24 / 12
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)31.50 / 800
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)188.50 / 13
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)12.2" x 15.75" / 310x400 (1)
Low Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)18.11" x 15.75" / 460x400 (1)
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)8202 / 3720.37
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 6.99
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)97 - 1.732" / 44
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)12.01 / 3.66
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)35.63 / 3.31
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 8.72 / 0.81
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)561 / 52.16
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)561 / 52.16
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume526.52
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1644
Same as above plus superheater percentage1644
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area6716
Power L13116
Power MT479.39

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