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São Paulo Railway No. 1, 23 and 24
Brazil | 1884 | 3 produced
Locomotive Magazine, December 1903

In 1884, the São Paulo Railway received three tank locomotives from Nasmyth, Wilson & Co., which had a 0-6-4T wheel arrangement. Since the number 1 had already been scrapped, they were given the numbers 1, 23 and 24. It was unusual that these locomotives, in the style of the later “Cab Forward” locomotives, always ran with the coal bunker first to keep the smoke gases away from the crew. The drawing shows that the cowcatcher and the headlight were also mounted on this side.

General
Built1884
ManufacturerNasmyth, Wilson & Co.
Axle config0-6-4T 
Gauge5 ft 3 in (Irish broad gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Length32 ft 7 in
Fuel capacitycoal
Power
Power sourcesteam
Starting effort14,696 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter49.8 in
Boiler pressure140 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 16 x 24 in
Boiler
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
freight
tank locomotive
cab forward
last changed: 07/2023
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