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Western Australian Government Railways class E (1879)
Australia | 1879 | 2 produced
No. 7 “Geraldton” in 1886 in Geraldton
No. 7 “Geraldton” in 1886 in Geraldton
Rail Heritage WA / archivee Photo Gallery image P0784
General
Built1879
ManufacturerAvonside
Axle config2-4-4-2T (Double Fairlie) 
Gauge3 ft 6 in (Cape gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Service weight74,930 lbs
Water capacity1,201 us gal
Fuel capacitycoal
Power
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power225 hp (168 kW)
Optimal speed15 mph
Starting effort9,415 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter39 in
Boiler pressure120 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylindersfour, 10 x 18 in
Boiler
Grate area13 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
passenger
freight
double Fairlie
last changed: 09 2023
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