North & South American Construction Company 4-4-0 Locomotives in Chile


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 11623)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines, 1888, as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Vol 18, p. 1

Works number was 10017 in March 1889.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Classunknown
Locobase ID11623
RailroadNorth & South American Construction Company
CountryChile
Whyte4-4-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers
Gauge5'6"
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Parry, Williams & Co
Year1889
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 7.67 / 2.34
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)21.29 / 6.49
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.36
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)28,620 / 12,982
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)46,590 / 21,133
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)78,330 / 35,530
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1920 / 7.27
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)39 / 19.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)66 / 1676
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)130 / 9
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)15" x 24" / 381x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)9041 / 4100.93
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.15
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)138 - 2" / 51
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)11 / 3.35
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)96.20 / 8.94
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)15.70 / 1.46
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)886 / 82.34
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)886 / 82.34
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume180.49
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2041
Same as above plus superheater percentage2041
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area12,506
Power L13982
Power MT376.85

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