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JNR's steam locomotive C59 class

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C59 161 1969 Itozaki Station Kure line
From 1941 to 1947, the manufacturing industries, Kisha-Seizo, Kawasaki, and Hitachi, had produced the 173 cars of this class. These had been used to 1970. Then now the 4 cars are kept everywhere.

Data of C59 class
Whell arrangement 4-6-2 Heating Surface(m2) 241.30
Loco. Weight in Working Order(t) 80.25 Capacity of Boiler Water(m3) 7.80
Weight on Driving Wheels(t) 48.5 Loading Capacity of Water(m3) 25.0
Tender Weight in Working Order(t) 56.9 Loading Capacity of Coal(t) 10.0
Max Axle Weight(t) 16.17 Height of Boiler Cube center(mm) 2,530
Diameter of Driving Wheel(mm) 1,750 Length(mm) 21,360
Cylinder Dimensions(mm) 520X660 Height(mm) 3,980
Boiler Pressure(kg/cm2) 16.00 Length of Locomotive(mm) 13,045
Grate Area(m2) 3.27 Length of Tender(mm) 8,315
Gauge 1,067mm(3'6")

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