Compania de Ferrocarril y Muelle de Pimentel 0-4-2 Locomotives in Peru


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Chiclayo (Locobase 15084)

Data from Baldwin Locomotive Works Specification for Engines as digitized by the DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University, Vol 66, pp. 146. Works number was 52169 in August 1919.

This wood-burning saddle tank was used for switching at the town of the northern coast of Peru. The railway itself had 25 miles (40.25 km) of track and a pier that ran 2,000 feet (610 metres).

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

ClassChiclayo
Locobase ID15084
RailroadCompania de Ferrocarril y Muelle de Pimentel
CountryPeru
Whyte0-4-2ST
Number in Class1
Road Numbers5
Gauge3'
Number Built1
BuilderBaldwin
Year1919
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)4 / 1.22
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)10.33 / 3.15
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.39
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)10.33 / 3.15
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)25,300 / 11,476
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)31,000 / 14,061
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)31,000 / 14,061
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)400 / 1.52
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)21 / 10.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)28 / 711
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)160 / 11
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)9" x 14" / 229x356
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)5508 / 2498.39
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.59
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)74 - 1.5" / 38
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m) 6.71 / 2.05
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)31.50 / 2.93
Grate Area (sq ft / m2) 8.20 / 0.76
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)225 / 20.90
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)225 / 20.90
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume218.27
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1312
Same as above plus superheater percentage1312
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area5040
Power L12771
Power MT482.93

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