Rede de Viacao Cearense 0-6-0 Locomotives in Brazil


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 7 (Locobase 15124)

Data from DeGolyer, Vol 66 pp. 262+. Works numbers were 54552, 54561 in February 1921 and 54564-54565 in March.

The sides of these wood-burning tanks were lettered "Inspectoria Federal de Obras Contra As Seccas [sic]", a Brazilian government agency tasked with bolstering the frequently dry northeast's ability to store and deliver water to its various communities and agricultural plantations and ranches.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class7
Locobase ID15124
RailroadRede de Viacao Cearense
CountryBrazil
Whyte0-6-0T
Number in Class4
Road Numbers7-10
GaugeMetre
Number Built4
BuilderBaldwin
Year1921
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 7.50 / 2.29
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m) 7.50 / 2.29
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase1
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m) 7.50 / 2.29
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)75,000 / 34,019
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)75,000 / 34,019
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)75,000 / 34,019
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1600 / 6.06
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)42 / 21
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)36 / 914
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)195 / 13.40
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)13" x 20" / 330x508
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)15,562 / 7058.81
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.82
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)100 - 2" / 51
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)12 / 3.66
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)58 / 5.39
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)12 / 1.11
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)682 / 63.36
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)682 / 63.36
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume221.97
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2340
Same as above plus superheater percentage2340
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area11,310
Power L13701
Power MT326.37

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