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Saxon IX V and IX HV
German Reichsbahn class 565-6
Germany | 1902 | 50 produced
No. 754
No. 754
Die Lokomotive, August 1913
VariantIX VIX HV
Axle config2-8-0 (Consolidation) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length57 ft 5 5/8 in59 ft 10 1/8 in
Wheelbase25 ft 5 1/2 in
Fixed wheelbase9 ft 4 5/8 in
Empty weight142,859 lbs141,757 lbs
Service weight158,733 lbs
Adhesive weight132,277 lbs134,041 lbs
Axle load33,069 lbs33,510 lbs
Water capacity2,378 us gal3,170 us gal
Fuel capacity8,818 lbs (coal)13,228 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power1,006 hp (750 kW)1,207 hp (900 kW)
Optimal speed25 mph28 mph
Top speed31 mph
Starting effort25,501 lbf27,321 lbf
with start valve30,601 lbf32,785 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter49.6 in
Boiler pressure203 psi218 psi
Expansion typecompound
Cylinderstwo, HP: 20 7/8 x 24 13/16 in
and LP: 30 5/16 x 24 13/16 in
Grate area34.1 sq ft
Firebox area130.8 sq ft
Tube heating area1,943.5 sq ft1,666.3 sq ft
Evaporative heating area2,074.3 sq ft1,797 sq ft
Superheater area454.2 sq ft
Total heating area2,074.3 sq ft2,251.3 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
last changed: 10 2023

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