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Chessie System, N&W J class steam #611 Streamliners, Spencer North Carolina, Railroad Tracks
Code Number:
VRPV07P06_02B
Title:
Chessie System, N&W J class steam #611 Streamliners, Spencer North Carolina, Railroad Tracks
$251,544 in 1950

Power type Steam
Builder: Roanoke Shops
Serial number: 388
Built: May 1950
UIC classification: 2 D2 h2
Gauge: 4 feet 8 1Ú2 in (1,435 mm)
Driver diameter: 70 in (1,778 mm)
Length: 109 feet 2 in (33.27 m)
Height: 16 feet 2 in (4.93 m)
Axle load: 72,000 lb (32.7 tonnes) for drivers
Weight on drivers: 288,000 lb (130.6 tonnes)
Locomotive weight: 494,000 lb (224.1 tonnes)
Tender weight: 395,250 lb (179.3 tonnes)
Locomotive and tender combined weight: 872,600 lb (395.8 tonnes)
Fuel type: Coal
Fuel capacity : 70,000 lb (31.8 tonnes)
Water capacity: 22,000 US gal (83,000 l; 18,000 imp gal)
25,000 US gal (95,000 l; 21,000 imp gal) in auxiliary tender
Boiler pressure: 300 lbf/in2 (2.07 MPa)
Firegrate area: 107.7 sq feet (10.01 m2)
Heating surface:
Ð Tubes and flues 4,693 sq feet (436.0 m2)
Ð Firebox 578 sq feet (53.7 m2)
Superheater area: 2,177 sq feet (202.2 m2)
Cylinders: Two
Cylinder size: 27 in 32 in (686 mm 813 mm)
Valve gear: Baker
Valve type: Piston valves
Tractive effort: 80,000 lbf (355.86 kN)
Factor of adhesion: 3.60
Number in class: 12 of 14
Retired 1959 (revenue), 1994 (excursion)
Restored: 1982 (1st restortion)
Removed from display on May 24, 2014. (2nd restoration)
Current owner: Virginia Museum of Transportation
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Steam Locomotive, Engine, Steamer, Power, Loco, Vehicle, Passenger Train, Rail, Railroad, Railways, Public Transportation, Technology

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