Mineral Engine 0-6-0 Locomotives in Belgium


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 12923)

Data from John Bourne, CE, Examples of steam, air, & gas engines of the most recent approved types (London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1878), p. 133

Bourne tells us that this small "mineral engine" was exhibited at the big exhibition in Paris in 1867.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Classunknown
Locobase ID12923
RailroadMineral Engine
CountryBelgium
Whyte0-6-0
Number in Class
Road Numbers
GaugeStd
Number Built
BuilderCouillet
Year1867
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 8.99 / 2.74
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m) 8.99 / 2.74
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase1
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)52,025 / 23,598
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)52,025 / 23,598
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)29 / 14.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)47 / 1195
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)116 / 8
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)13.78" x 18.11" / 350x460
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)7214 / 3272.22
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 7.21
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)162 - 1.772" / 45
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m) 8.37 / 2.55
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)61.01 / 5.67
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)16.68 / 1.55
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)676 / 62.83
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)676 / 62.83
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume216.25
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1935
Same as above plus superheater percentage1935
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area7077
Power L12852
Power MT362.57

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