Unspecified 0-4-0 Locomotives in Brazil


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 500 (Locobase 15184)

Data from DeGolyer, Volume 66, pp. 311+. Works numbers were 55358-55369 in April 1922.

Although owned and lettered for the "Inspectoria Federal de Obras Contra As Seccas [sic]" , these dozen wood-burning saddle tanks operated on the RVC. (Alco supplied several of similar design to the RVC in 1912.)

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class500
Locobase ID15184
Railroad
CountryBrazil
Whyte0-4-0ST
Number in Class12
Road Numbers500-511
GaugeMetre
Number Built12
BuilderBaldwin
Year1922
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 4.50 / 1.37
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m) 4.50 / 1.37
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase1
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m) 4.50 / 1.37
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)41,000 / 18,597
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)41,000 / 18,597
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)41,000 / 18,597
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)450 / 1.70
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)34 / 17
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)33 / 838
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)150 / 10.30
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)11" x 16" / 279x406
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)7480 / 3392.87
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.48
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)67 - 2" / 51
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m) 7.67 / 2.34
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)35 / 3.25
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 7.10 / 0.66
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)301 / 27.96
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)301 / 27.96
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume171.04
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1065
Same as above plus superheater percentage1065
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area5250
Power L12231
Power MT239.93

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