Sucrerie de Paraiso 2-4-0 Locomotives in Brazil


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 14507)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Vol 54, pp. 343+. Works number was 45291 in March 1917.

Typical plantation wood-burning six-wheeler that served sugar mills all over the Caribbean.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Classunknown
Locobase ID14507
RailroadSucrerie de Paraiso
CountryBrazil
Whyte2-4-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers
GaugeMetre
Number Built1
BuilderBaldwin
Year1906
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 5.50 / 1.68
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)11.17 / 3.40
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.49
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)25.15 / 7.68
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)23,800 / 10,705
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)27,400 / 12,383
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)10,000 / 4536
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)37,400 / 16,919
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)400 / 1.52
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)20 / 10
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)33 / 838
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)160 / 11
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)9" x 14" / 229x356
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)4673 / 2119.64
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.09
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)79 - 1.5" / 38
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)6 / 1.83
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)35.80 / 2.40
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 8.15 / 0.76
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)219 / 20.35
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)219 / 20.35
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume212.45
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1304
Same as above plus superheater percentage1304
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area5728
Power L13398
Power MT629.52

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