JGR Class 8150

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Class 8150
Type and origin
Reference:[1]
Power type Steam
Builder Baldwin Locomotive Works
Build date 1890
Total produced 6
Specifications
Configuration:
 • Whyte 2-6-0 Mogul
Gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Leading dia. 762 mm (2 ft 6.0 in)
Driver dia. 1,219 mm (4 ft 0 in)
Wheelbase 5.969 m (19 ft 7.0 in)
Length 14.935 m (49 ft 0 in)
Loco weight 39.35 t
Fuel type Coal
Fuel capacity 3 t
Water cap 8.2 m3 (2,166 US gal)
Firebox:
 • Firegrate area
1.7 m2 (18 sq ft)
Boiler pressure 9.5 kg/cm2 (135 lbf/in2)
Heating surface 114.4 m2 (1,231 sq ft)
Cylinders Two
Cylinder size 45.7 cm × 55.9 cm (18 in × 22 in)

The Class 8150 is a type of 2-6-0 steam locomotive used on Japanese Government Railways. The 8150 class were among the seven hundred locomotives built by Baldwin Locomotive Works in the United States for export to Japan.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Naotaka Hirota Steam Locomotives of Japan (1972) Kodansha International Ltd. pp.38,91&104 ISBN 0-87011-185-X