Sydfyenske Jernbaner 4-4-0 Locomotives in Denmark


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 17 (Locobase 12386)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University Volume 22, p. 213. Works number was 17274-17275 in December 1899.

The SFJ operated a network of railways on the island of South Funen in Denmark. Neither was taken into the DSB and both were discarded in 1924.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Middle Run Media

Class17
Locobase ID12386
RailroadSydfyenske Jernbaner (SFJ)
CountryDenmark
Whyte4-4-0
Number in Class2
Road Numbers17-18
GaugeStd
Number Built2
BuilderBurnham, Williams & Co
Year1900
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)7 / 2.13
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)20.08 / 6.12
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.35
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)35.83 / 10.92
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)39,000 / 17,690
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)140,000 / 63,503
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)37,000 / 16,783
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)177,000 / 80,286
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)33 / 16.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)60 / 1524
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)160 / 11
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)15" x 22" / 381x559
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)11,220 / 5089.31
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.48
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)121 - 2" / 51
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)10.33 / 3.15
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)75 / 6.97
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)12.50 / 1.16
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)724 / 67.29
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)724 / 67.29
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume160.90
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation2000
Same as above plus superheater percentage2000
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area12,000
Power L13908
Power MT441.83

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