Arrasamento do Norro do Castello 0-6-0 Locomotives in Brazil


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 1 (Locobase 15162)

Data from DeGolyer, Vol 66, pp. 321. See also an account of the dismantling of Castle Hill at [], last accessed 29 April 2013. Works numbers were 55339-55342 in April 1922.

Leonard Kennedy & company purchased these saddle tanks to shift the 184,000 square metres (898,000 sq ft or 20.6 acres) of Castle Hill out of the center of Rio de Janeiro. The contractor began work on the project in 1922. The quartet of 0-6-0STs moved earth as the excavators

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class1
Locobase ID15162
RailroadArrasamento do Norro do Castello
CountryBrazil
Whyte0-6-0ST
Number in Class1
Road Numbers1-4
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderBaldwin
Year1922
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 8.50 / 2.59
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m) 8.50 / 2.59
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase1
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m) 8.50 / 2.59
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)59,000 / 26,762
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)59,000 / 26,762
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)59,000 / 26,762
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)800 / 3.03
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 1.50 / 1
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)33 / 16.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)37 / 940
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)160 / 11
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)13" x 18" / 330x457
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)11,181 / 5071.62
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.28
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)72 - 2" / 51
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)9 / 2.74
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)47 / 4.37
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)12.80 / 1.19
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)383 / 35.58
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)383 / 35.58
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume138.50
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2048
Same as above plus superheater percentage2048
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area7520
Power L12205
Power MT247.18

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