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Emperor Ferdinand Northern Railway series VIII
Imperial-Royal State Railways class 260
Austria-Hungary | 1893 | 219 produced
Variantcompound first batchsimplecompound later batches
ManufacturerWiener Neustadt
Axle config2-6-0 (Mogul) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length52 ft 1 7/8 in52 ft 9 3/4 in
Length loco30 ft 6 in31 ft 1 7/8 in
Wheelbase20 ft 2 1/8 in
Fixed wheelbase11 ft 9 3/4 in
Total wheelbase40 ft 11 15/16 in
Empty weight102,515 lbs101,413 lbs100,972 lbs
Service weight111,333 lbs110,231 lbs111,554 lbs
Adhesive weight87,082 lbs86,421 lbs88,626 lbs
Total weight182,543 lbs181,440 lbs182,763 lbs
Water capacity3,170 us gal
Fuel capacity14,110 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power738 hp (550 kW)
Optimal speed27 mph21 mph27 mph
Starting effort17,526 lbf22,867 lbf17,526 lbf
with start valve21,031 lbf21,031 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter55.1 in
Boiler pressure174 psi
Expansion typecompoundsimplecompound
Cylinderstwo, HP: 18 7/8 x 26 in
and LP: 29 1/8 x 26 in
two, 18 1/8 x 26 intwo, HP: 18 7/8 x 26 in
and LP: 29 1/8 x 26 in
Grate area23.7 sq ft
Firebox area102.3 sq ft
Tube heating area1,490.8 sq ft1,461.7 sq ft
Evaporative heating area1,593.1 sq ft1,564 sq ft
Total heating area1,593.1 sq ft1,564 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
last changed: 10 2023

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