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Austrian North Western Railway series XVIIa, XVIIb and XVIId
Austria-Hungary | 1901 | 15 produced
VariantXVIIaXVIIbXVIIdXVIId superheated
ManufacturerFloridsdorf, StEG
Axle config2-6-0 (Mogul)  (Mogul) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length52 ft 8 1/8 in54 ft 3 5/8 in
Wheelbase20 ft 2 15/16 in
Fixed wheelbase11 ft 8 9/16 in
Total wheelbase41 ft 2 7/16 in41 ft 6 5/16 in
Empty weight111,774 lbs108,467 lbs
Service weight121,695 lbs121,915 lbs121,695 lbs
Adhesive weight92,594 lbs93,917 lbs
Total weight192,904 lbs193,125 lbs192,904 lbs
Water capacity3,117 us gal
Fuel capacity11,905 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power805 hp (600 kW)872 hp (650 kW)
Optimal speed21 mph30 mph23 mph
Top speed37 mph40 mph37 mph
Starting effort24,695 lbf17,316 lbf24,695 lbf
with start valve20,779 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter55.3 in
Boiler pressure188 psi
Expansion typesimplecompoundsimple
Cylinderstwo, 18 1/2 x 24 7/8 intwo, HP: 18 1/2 x 24 7/8 in
and LP: 28 3/8 x 24 7/8 in
two, 18 1/2 x 24 7/8 in
Grate area29.1 sq ft31.2 sq ft
Firebox area125.9 sq ft139.9 sq ft
Tube heating area1,584.4 sq ft1,759.9 sq ft1,279.8 sq ft
Evaporative heating area1,710.4 sq ft1,899.8 sq ft1,419.8 sq ft
Superheater area236.8 sq ft
Total heating area1,710.4 sq ft1,899.8 sq ft1,656.6 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
last changed: 08 2023

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