Cant_brico 2-6-2 Locomotives in Spain

Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class Cabra (Locobase 10567)

Data from "Krauss Locomotive No 5,000," The Locomotive Magazine, Vol XII (14 July 1906), p. 119. Works numbers were 4991-4992. See also the Ferropedia entry []

LM doesn't have much to say about this little tank, which preceded the Consolidation that prompted publication of the catalogue in which both appeared. It had a high-pitched boiler behind long tanks, tightly grouped set of driving axles, the trailing axle set behind the firebox, cylindrical dome over the middle driven axle, smaller sandbox forward just behind the capped stack.

On the other hand, the Ferropedia entry shows that the pair of engines were delivered two years before the FC Cantabrico, which opened its Santander-Cabezon de la Sal section in January 1895, began service on the 55-km Cabezon de la Sal-Llanes extension.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Locobase ID10567
Number in Class2
Road Numbers7-8
Number Built2
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)20.02 / 6.10
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)20.02 / 6.10
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)71,680 / 32,500
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)98,000 / 44,450
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)98,000 / 44,450
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)1056 / 4
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT) 1.40 / 1
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)40 / 20
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)47.30 / 1200
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)176 / 12.10
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)15.75" x 23.88" / 400x610
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)18,736 / 8498.52
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 3.83
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)134 - 2" / 51
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)14.10 / 4.30
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)62.30 / 5.80
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)17.22 / 1.60
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1056 / 98.10
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1056 / 98.10
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume196.11
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation3031
Same as above plus superheater percentage3031
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area10,965
Power L13524
Power MT325.16

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