Barranquilla Railway & Power Co 2-6-0 Locomotives in Colombia


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 11 (Locobase 12212)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 21, p. 125 Works number was 15764 in February 1898.

This Vauclain compound had the unusual combination of 9 1/2" HP and 16" LP cylinders.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class11
Locobase ID12212
RailroadBarranquilla Railway & Power Co
CountryColombia
Whyte2-6-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers11
Gauge3'6"
Number Built1
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Year1898
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 9.67 / 2.95
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)16.17 / 4.93
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.60
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)40.29 / 12.28
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)43,000 / 19,504
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)52,000 / 23,587
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)42,000 / 19,051
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)94,000 / 42,638
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)2000 / 7.58
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)24 / 12
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)42 / 1067
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)180 / 12.40
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)9.5" x 18" / 241x457
Low Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)16" x 18" / 406x457
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)8751 / 3969.39
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.91
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)113 - 1.75" / 44
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m) 9.17 / 2.80
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)54.70 / 5.08
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)11.80 / 1.10
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)525 / 48.79
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)525 / 48.79
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume355.52
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2124
Same as above plus superheater percentage2124
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area9846
Power L12402
Power MT369.45

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