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Grand Trunk class K-3
Canada | 1910 | 70 produced
No. 5588 "Spirit of Windsor" on display in Windsor, Ontario
No. 5588 "Spirit of Windsor" on display in Windsor, Ontario
ManufacturerBaldwin, Grand Trunk, Montreal Locomotive Works
Axle config4-6-2 (Pacific) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Wheelbase33 ft 2 in
Fixed wheelbase13 ft 4 in
Total wheelbase62 ft 3 1/2 in
Service weight229,000 lbs
Adhesive weight149,550 lbs
Total weight387,000 lbs
Axle load49,850 lbs
Water capacity8,000 us gal
Fuel capacity30,000 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power1,600 hp (1,193 kW)
Optimal speed30 mph
Starting effort33,631 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter73 in
Boiler pressure195 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 23 x 28 in
Grate area50.6 sq ft
Firebox area231 sq ft
Tube heating area2,194 sq ft
Evaporative heating area2,425 sq ft
Superheater area578 sq ft
Total heating area3,003 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
last changed: 10 2023

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