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Natal Government Railways class F
South African class E
South Africa | 1902 | 10 produced
NGR F No. 1, later SAR E #87
NGR F No. 1, later SAR E #87
South African Railways
General
Built1902
ManufacturerNeilson & Co., Reid & Co.
Axle config4-6-4T (Hudson) 
Gauge3 ft 6 in (Cape gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length32 ft 3 1/4 in
Wheelbase25 ft 7 1/4 in
Fixed wheelbase7 ft 9 in
Service weight87,696 lbs
Adhesive weight57,344 lbs
Axle load20,160 lbs
Water capacity1,297 us gal
Fuel capacity5,040 lbs (coal)
Power
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power350 hp (261 kW)
Optimal speed12 mph
Starting effort18,880 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter39 in
Boiler pressure175 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 15 x 22 in
Boiler
Grate area12.7 sq ft
Firebox area70 sq ft
Tube heating area803 sq ft
Evaporative heating area873 sq ft
Total heating area873 sq ft
Calculated Values
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last changed: 10 2023
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