Azucarera General Sucre 2-4-0 Locomotives in Venezuela


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class 1 (Locobase 15009)

Data from Roy V Wright (Ed.) 1922 Locomotive Cyclopedia of American Practice, Sixth Edition (New York: Simmons-Boardman Publishing Company, 1922), p. 1001.

Principal Dimensions by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class1
Locobase ID15009
RailroadAzucarera General Sucre
CountryVenezuela
Whyte2-4-0
Number in Class1
Road Numbers1
Gauge3'
Number Built1
BuilderVulcan Iron Works
Year
Valve GearStephenson
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)5 / 1.52
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheelbase
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)25,500 / 11,567
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)31,050 / 14,084
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)21 / 10.50
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)33 / 838
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)165 / 11.40
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)10" x 14" / 254x356
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)5950 / 2698.88
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.29
Heating Ability
Tubes (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flues (number - dia) (in / mm)
Flue/Tube length (ft / m)
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)50 / 4.65
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)8 / 0.74
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)316 / 29.36
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)316 / 29.36
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume248.30
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation1320
Same as above plus superheater percentage1320
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area8250
Power L14036
Power MT697.87

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