Grande Societe Russe 2-4-0 Locomotives in Russia


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Type 35 (Locobase 20432)

Data from Schneider Catalogue, last accessed 27 August 2018 at [], pp. 14. Works numbers were 379-384 in 1857.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

ClassType 35
Locobase ID20432
RailroadGrande Societe Russe
CountryRussia
Whyte2-4-0
Number in Class6
Road Numbers
Gauge5'6"
Number Built6
BuilderSchneider-Creusot
Year1857
Valve Gear
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m) 5.74 / 1.75
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)11.55 / 3.52
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.50
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)66,139 / 30,000
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)
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)66.10 / 1680
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)98.60 / 6.80
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)17.32" x 22.05" / 440x560
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)8387 / 3804.28
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort)
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)162 - 1.89" / 48
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)13.75 / 4.19
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)83.10 / 7.72
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)13.67 / 1.27
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1127 / 104.74
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1127 / 104.74
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume187.43
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1348
Same as above plus superheater percentage1348
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area8194
Power L12787
Power MT

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