Kansas City Southern Other Articulated Locomotives in the USA


Class Details by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media

Class G (Locobase 15052)

Data from KCS 1942-2 Locomotive Diagrams supplied in May 2005 by Allen Stanley from his extensive Rail Data Exchange.

Specifications by Steve Llanso of Sweat House Media
ClassG
Locobase ID15,052
RailroadKansas City Southern (KCS)
CountryUSA
Whyte0-6-6-0
Number in Class12
Road Numbers700-711
GaugeStd
Number Built12
BuilderAlco
Year1912
Valve GearWalschaert
Locomotive Length and Weight
Driver Wheelbase (ft / m)10.17 / 3.10
Engine Wheelbase (ft / m)31.17 / 9.50
Ratio of driving wheelbase to overall engine wheebase 0.33
Overall Wheelbase (engine & tender) (ft / m)70.73 / 21.56
Axle Loading (Maximum Weight per Axle) (lbs / kg)61,300 / 27,805
Weight on Drivers (lbs / kg)352,000 / 159,665
Engine Weight (lbs / kg)352,000 / 159,665
Tender Loaded Weight (lbs / kg)174,000 / 78,925
Total Engine and Tender Weight (lbs / kg)526,000 / 238,590
Tender Water Capacity (gals / ML)8220 / 31.14
Tender Fuel Capacity (oil/coal) (gals/tons / ML/MT)3500 / 13.30
Minimum weight of rail (calculated) (lb/yd / kg/m)98 / 49
Geometry Relating to Tractive Effort
Driver Diameter (in / mm)57 / 1448
Boiler Pressure (psi / kPa)225 / 15.50
High Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)22" x 32" / 559x813
Low Pressure Cylinders (dia x stroke) (in / mm)35" x 32" / 889x813
Tractive Effort (lbs / kg)74,498 / 33791.76
Factor of Adhesion (Weight on Drivers/Tractive Effort) 4.72
Heating Ability
Firebox Area (sq ft / m2)211 / 19.60
Grate Area (sq ft / m2)72.27 / 6.71
Evaporative Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)4374 / 406.35
Superheating Surface (sq ft / m2)858 / 79.71
Combined Heating Surface (sq ft / m2)5232 / 486.06
Evaporative Heating Surface/Cylinder Volume310.68
Computations Relating to Power Output (More Information)
Robert LeMassena's Power Computation16,261
Same as above plus superheater percentage18,862
Same as above but substitute firebox area for grate area55,071
Power L17889
Power MT296.46

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