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Swiss Central Railway Eb 2/4
Switzerland | 1857 | 17 produced
No. 18 “Rhone” in Basel depot
No. 18 “Rhone” in Basel depot
Eduard C. Saluz et al., „Historische Fotos aus der Welt der Eisenbahn. Glasplatten-Negative aus der collection von Ernst Trechsel (1878—1959)”
Variantas builtnew boiler
Axle config0-4-4T (Engerth) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length32 ft 8 1/8 in
Fixed wheelbase7 ft 4 9/16 in
Empty weight60,627 lbs63,934 lbs
Service weight84,878 lbs84,216 lbs
Adhesive weight47,399 lbs48,502 lbs
Axle load23,810 lbs24,251 lbs
Water capacity1,083 us gal
Fuel capacity4,409 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power161 hp (120 kW)201 hp (150 kW)
Optimal speed13 mph14 mph
Starting effort8,197 lbf9,108 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter60 in
Boiler pressure130 psi145 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 14 3/16 x 22 1/16 in
Grate area8.6 sq ft10.8 sq ft
Firebox area62.4 sq ft70 sq ft
Tube heating area881.6 sq ft849.3 sq ft
Evaporative heating area944 sq ft919.2 sq ft
Total heating area944 sq ft919.2 sq ft
Calculated Values
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supporting tender
Engerth supporting tender
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last changed: 10 2023

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