Herspertalbahn 0-4-0 Locomotives in Germany


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Victor (Locobase 5672)

[]. . (visited 6 October 2003) hosted the photo and data supplied by Dirk Hagerdorn. The Hespertalbahn operates in the Ruhr Valley. This industrial locomotive was Hohenzollern works number 2329.

At 12 km/h (7 1/2 mph), the Victor was rated at 400 tons on the level, 140 tons on a 1% grade, and 80 tons on a 2% grade. Minimum curve radius was 50 meters (164 ft).

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

ClassVictor
Locobase ID5672
RailroadHerspertalbahn
CountryGermany
Whyte0-4-0T
Number in Class1
Road Numbers
GaugeStd
Number Built1
BuilderHohenzollern
Year1908
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 5.58 / 1.70
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m) 5.58 / 1.70
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase1
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)37,479 / 17,000
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)37,479 / 17,000
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)37,479 / 17,000
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)634 / 2.40
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 0.90 / 1
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)31 / 15.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)35.40 / 900
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)174 / 12
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)11.02" x 15.75" / 280x400
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)7991 / 3624.66
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.69
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) 5.38 / 0.50
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)323 / 30
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)323 / 30
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume185.77
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation936
Same as above plus superheater percentage936
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT

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