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French Northern Railway No. 5.001 to 5.022 and 5.031 to 5.120
France | 1912 | 112 produced
5.001 on a postcard
5.001 on a postcard
Variant16 bars17 bars
ManufacturerSACM, SFCM, Nord
Axle config2-10-0 (Decapod) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length loco43 ft 9 9/16 in
Wheelbase33 ft 2 7/16 in
Fixed wheelbase25 ft 0 in
Total wheelbase53 ft 9 11/16 in
Service weight218,301 lbs
Adhesive weight194,822 lbs
Total weight304,542 lbs
Water capacity4,491 us gal
Fuel capacity13,228 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power1,743 hp (1,300 kW)1,844 hp (1,375 kW)
Optimal speed28 mph
Starting effort39,334 lbf41,791 lbf
with start valve47,201 lbf50,149 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter61 in
Boiler pressure232 psi247 psi
Expansion typecompound
Cylindersfour, HP: 19 5/16 x 23 5/8 in
and LP: 26 3/4 x 27 9/16 in
Grate area35.7 sq ft
Firebox area187.1 sq ft
Tube heating area2,521.4 sq ft
Evaporative heating area2,708.5 sq ft
Superheater area669.8 sq ft
Total heating area3,378.4 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
De Glehn compound
last changed: 08 2023

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