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Cape Copper Co. Scotia class
Namaqualand Scotia class
South Africa | 1900 | 6 produced
Factory photo showing either No. 9 “Hibernia” or No. 10 “Cambria”
Factory photo showing either No. 9 “Hibernia” or No. 10 “Cambria”
Kitson, National Railway Museum York collection
ManufacturerKitson & Co.
Axle config0-6-2 (Webb) 
Gauge2 ft 6 in (Two feet six inch)
Dimensions and Weights
Wheelbase11 ft 3 in
Fixed wheelbase6 ft 3 in
Service weight57,120 lbs
Total weight81,760 lbs
Water capacity1,201 us gal
Fuel capacity6,720 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power250 hp (186 kW)
Optimal speed11 mph
Starting effort14,578 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter36 in
Boiler pressure150 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 14 x 21 in
Grate area15 sq ft
Firebox area73.5 sq ft
Tube heating area559.5 sq ft
Evaporative heating area633 sq ft
Total heating area633 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
last changed: 08 2023

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