Central Uruguay 2-8-0 Locomotives in Uruguay


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class unknown (Locobase 7505)

Data from 1946 Beyer, Peacock catalogue hosted on Martyn Bane's website at [] (accessed 21 May 2006). Works numbers were 6574

This long-boilered quartet (work# 6574-7677) was the last of 34 Consolidations delivered to this railway by Beyer, Peacock. The profile had very British lines and the square shoulders of the Belpaire firebox.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Classunknown
Locobase ID7505
RailroadCentral Uruguay
CountryUruguay
Whyte2-8-0
Number in Class4
Road Numbers
GaugeStd
Number Built4
BuilderBeyer, Peacock
Year1930
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)17.75 / 5.41
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)26.25 / 8
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase 0.68
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)54.61 / 16.65
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)33,600 / 15,241
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)127,232 / 57,712
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)150,304 / 68,177
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)112,896 / 51,209
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)263,200 / 119,386
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)7200 / 27.27
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / Liters/MT)11 / 10
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)53 / 26.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)60 / 1524
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)180 / 12.40
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)17.5" x 26" / 445x660 (3)
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)30,457 / 13815.08
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.18
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)29 / 2.70
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1631 / 151.58
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)335 / 31.13
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)1966 / 182.71
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume150.22
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation5220
Same as above plus superheater percentage6107
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area
Power L1
Power MT

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