The reference for locomotives and railcars
Great Central class 1B
London & North Eastern class L1/L3
Great Britain | 1914 | 20 produced
No. 9052 in September 1947 at Northwich Depot
No. 9052 in September 1947 at Northwich Depot
Ben Brooksbank / Ex-GC 2-6-4T at Northwich Locomotive Depot
Axle config2-6-4T (Adriatic) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length46 ft 4 3/4 in
Wheelbase37 ft 6 in
Fixed wheelbase17 ft
Service weight215,936 lbs
Adhesive weight131,600 lbs
Axle load44,800 lbs
Water capacity3,603 us gal
Fuel capacity10,080 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power1,100 hp (820 kW)
Optimal speed24 mph
Starting effort28,759 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter61 in
Boiler pressure180 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 21 x 26 in
Grate area26.5 sq ft
Firebox area157 sq ft
Tube heating area1,386.5 sq ft
Evaporative heating area1,543.5 sq ft
Superheater area209 sq ft
Total heating area1,752.5 sq ft
Calculated Values
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last changed: 10 2023

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