Borsigwerk 0-4-0 Locomotives in Germany

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class stock (Locobase 21069)

Data from "2/2 gek. Tender-Locomotive fur 785 mm Spurweite", (Tegel bei Berlin, 1878), p. 40. Works number was 4614 in December 1897.

The illustration in Borsig's catalogue shows no lettering or numbers that indicate a specific customer for this little industrial tank.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Locobase ID21069
Number in Class1
Road Numbers
Gauge785 mm
Number Built1
Valve GearAllan
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)20,944 / 9500
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)20,944 / 9500
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)20,944 / 9500
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)264 / 1
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 0.40 / 0.40
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)17 / 8.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)24.40 / 620
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)174 / 12
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)7.87" x 11.81" / 200x300
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)4434 / 2011.23
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.72
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 3.66 / 0.34
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)169 / 15.69
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)169 / 15.69
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume254.16
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation637
Same as above plus superheater percentage637
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT

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