The reference for locomotives and railcars


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London & North Western 18 inch Goods Engine “Cauliflower”
London, Midland & Scottish class 2F
Great Britain | 1880 | 310 produced
British Railways No. 58426 in July 1950 with a short freight train at Adswood
British Railways No. 58426 in July 1950 with a short freight train at Adswood
Ben Brooksbank / Local goods at Adswood Sidings
Axle config0-6-0 (Six-coupled) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Dimensions and Weights
Wheelbase15 ft 6 in
Fixed wheelbase15 ft 6 in
Service weight81,760 lbs
Adhesive weight81,760 lbs
Water capacity2,402 us gal
Fuel capacity11,200 lbs (coal)
Power sourcesteam
Estimated power425 hp (317 kW)
Optimal speed17 mph
Starting effort15,863 lbf
Power Plant
Driver diameter62.5 in
Boiler pressure150 psi
Expansion typesimple
Cylinderstwo, 18 x 24 in
Grate area17.1 sq ft
Firebox area103.5 sq ft
Tube heating area979.5 sq ft
Evaporative heating area1,083 sq ft
Total heating area1,083 sq ft
Calculated Values
steam locomotive
last changed: 09 2023

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