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Paris-Lyon-Méditerranée No. 1 to 680
French State Railway 141 C to F
France | 1918 | 680 produced
No. 2003 in Schaerbeek on a postcard from 1962
No. 2003 in Schaerbeek on a postcard from 1962
Hugh Llewelyn
Built1918-1927, 1933-1934
ManufacturerSLM, Schneider, SFCM, Fives-Lille, Blanc-Misseron
Axle config2-8-2 (Mikado) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length74 ft 7 1/4 in
Length loco45 ft 3 1/2 in
Wheelbase36 ft 3 1/16 in
Fixed wheelbase17 ft 8 5/8 in
Total wheelbase53 ft 5 3/4 in
Service weight214,157 lbs
Adhesive weight155,271 lbs
Axle load39,242 lbs
Water capacity6,604 us gal
Fuel capacity15,432 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Indicated power1,924 hp (1,435 kW)
Optimal speed29 mph
Top speed59 mph
Starting effort42,749 lbf
with start valve51,299 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter65 in
Boiler pressure232 psi
Expansion typecompound
Cylindersfour, HP: 20 1/16 x 25 9/16 in
and LP: 28 3/8 x 27 9/16 in
Grate area45.7 sq ft
Firebox area168.7 sq ft
Tube heating area2,202.5 sq ft
Evaporative heating area2,371.2 sq ft
Superheater area760.3 sq ft
Total heating area3,131.4 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
De Glehn compound
last changed: 08 2023

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