Holmestrand-Vittingfos Banen 2-6-0 Locomotives in Norway


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Holmestrand (Locobase 11879)

Data from TecBook reprint of Sachsische Maschinenfabrik Richard Hartmann: alle 1910 catalogue, p.39, previewed in Google Books (last accessed 11 December 2010).

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

ClassHolmestrand
Locobase ID11879
RailroadHolmestrand-Vittingfos Banen
CountryNorway
Whyte2-6-0T
Number in Class
Road Numbers
Gauge3'6"
Number Built
BuilderHartmann
Year
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 8.20 / 2.50
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)13.62 / 4.15
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.60
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)13.62 / 4.15
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)14,065 / 6380
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)42,020 / 19,060
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)50,265 / 22,800
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)50,265 / 22,800
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)660 / 2.50
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 0.70 / 1
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)23 / 11.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)33.50 / 850
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)169.70 / 11.70
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)12.6" x 15.75" / 320x400 (1)
Low Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)18.9" x 15.75" / 480x400 (1)
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)7454 / 3381.08
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 5.64
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)38.09 / 3.54
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 7.21 / 0.67
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)369 / 34.34
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)369 / 34.34
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume324.68
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1224
Same as above plus superheater percentage1224
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area6464
Power L12073
Power MT326.29

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