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Canadian Pacific class T1 “Selkirk”
Canada | 1929 | 36 produced
No. 5927 refueling in South Edmonton in the summer of 1957
No. 5927 refueling in South Edmonton in the summer of 1957
Gordon Hunter
VariantT-1aT-1b, c
Built19291938, 1949
ManufacturerMontreal Locomotive Works
Axle config2-10-4 (Texas) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Wheelbase46 ft 1/4 in46 ft
Fixed wheelbase22 ft46 ft
Total wheelbase87 ft 1/2 in87 ft 5 in
Service weight452,500 lbs447,000 lbs
Adhesive weight312,800 lbs310,000 lbs
Total weight750,000 lbs731,000 lbs
Water capacity14,400 us gal
Fuel capacity4,920 lbs (oil)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power4,500 hp (3,356 kW)4,900 hp (3,654 kW)
Optimal speed37 mph41 mph
Starting effort77,204 lbf76,905 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter63 in
Boiler pressure275 psi285 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 25 1/2 x 32 intwo, 25 x 32 in
Grate area93.5 sq ft
Firebox area422 sq ft412 sq ft
Tube heating area4,509 sq ft4,642 sq ft
Evaporative heating area4,931 sq ft5,054 sq ft
Superheater area2,112 sq ft2,032 sq ft
Total heating area7,043 sq ft7,086 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
last changed: 12 2023

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