Mysore Iron & Steel 2-8-2 Locomotives in India


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 10 (Locobase 952)

Data from 1947 Locomotive Cyclopedia. Works number was 64349 in September 1942.

Along with the many British locomotives delivered to this Indian steel company was this lone Baldwin (Baldwin had supplied five 2-6-4Ts in 1922 -- 52719-52721, 52810-811).

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class10
Locobase ID952
RailroadMysore Iron & Steel
CountryIndia
Whyte2-8-2
Number in Class
Road Numbers10
Gauge2'
Number Built
BuilderBaldwin
Year1942
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 9.25 / 2.82
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)23 / 7.01
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.40
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)55,000 / 24,948
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)66,800 / 30,300
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)23 / 11.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)33 / 838
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)200 / 13.80
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)12" x 18" / 305x457
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)13,353 / 6056.83
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.12
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)17.10 / 1.59
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)625 / 58.09
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)141 / 13.10
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)766 / 71.19
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume265.26
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3420
Same as above plus superheater percentage4036
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT

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