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JNR's steam locomotive C53 class

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C53 43 Nov.2005 Umekoji Steam Locomotives Museum
From 1927 to 1931, the manufacturing industries, Kisha-Seizo, and Kawasaki, had produced the 97 cars of this class. These had been used to 1950. Then now, only one cars are kept in Umekoji Steam Locomotives Museum.

Data of C53 class
Whell arrangement 4-6-2 Heating Surface(m2) 220.50
Loco. Weight in Working Order(t) 80.98 Capacity of Boiler Water(m3) 12.00
Weight on Driving Wheels(t) 46.27 Loading Capacity of Water(m3) 20.0
Tender Weight in Working Order(t) 49 Loading Capacity of Coal(t) 8.0
Max Axle Weight(t) 15.44 Height of Boiler Cube center(mm) 2,530
Diameter of Driving Wheel(mm) 1750 Length(mm) 20,625
Cylinder Dimensions(mm) 450X660 Height(mm) 4,000
Boiler Pressure(kg/cm2) 14.00 Length of Locomotive(mm) 13,299
Grate Area(m2) 3.25 Length of Tender(mm) 7,358
Gauge 1,067mm(3'6")

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