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Locomotive No.1 which hauled the first passenger train in New South Wales

The locomotive is a mixed traffic type featuring an 0-4-2 wheel arrangement. The valve gear is Stephenson's slide. The boiler is short with a brass steam dome cover while the chimney is tall and of a small diameter as was common at the time. The livery is green with a black smoke box and red buffers. When it arrived the locomotive had no protection from the elements for the driver and fireman on the footplate. A roof was added in 1865.

Specifications

Builder: Robert Stephenson and Co. Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
Engine No: 958
Wheel arrangement: 0-4-2
Class: 1
Number in class: 4
Type: Mixed traffic
Dates in service: 1855-1877
Tractive effort: 8 900 lbs (39 587 N)
Steam pressure: 120 p.s.i. (827 kPa)
Cylinders (2): 16 in bore x 24 in stroke (406 mm x 609 mm)
Driving wheels: 5 ft 6 in diameter (1 676 mm)
Heating surface:
Firebox 85.3 sq ft (7.82 sq m)
Tubes: 1,060 sq ft (92.52 sq m)
Grate area: 13.8 sq ft (1.26 sq m)
Overall length: 21 ft 6 in (7.15 m)
Overall width: 7 ft 5 in (2.30 m)
Overall height 14 ft 2 in (4.30 m)
Weight in steam:
Engine: 26 tons 1 cwt 1 qr (26,478 kg)
Tender: 20 tons 8 cwt 0 qr (20,726 kg)
Tender capacity: 4 tons (4,064 kg) of coal and 2,000 gallons (9,100 litres) of water
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Locomotive No.1 which hauled the first passenger train in New South Wales

The locomotive is a mixed traffic type featuring an 0-4-2 wheel arrangement. The valve gear is Stephenson's slide. The boiler is short with a brass steam dome cover while the chimney is tall and of a small diameter as was common at the time. The livery is green with a black smoke box and red buffers. When it arrived the locomotive had no protection from the elements for the driver and fireman on the footplate. A roof was added in 1865.

Specifications

Builder: Robert Stephenson and Co. Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
Engine No: 958
Wheel arrangement: 0-4-2
Class: 1
Number in class: 4
Type: Mixed traffic
Dates in service: 1855-1877
Tractive effort: 8 900 lbs (39 587 N)
Steam pressure: 120 p.s.i. (827 kPa)
Cylinders (2): 16 in bore x 24 in stroke (406 mm x 609 mm)
Driving wheels: 5 ft 6 in diameter (1 676 mm)
Heating surface:
Firebox 85.3 sq ft (7.82 sq m)
Tubes: 1,060 sq ft (92.52 sq m)
Grate area: 13.8 sq ft (1.26 sq m)
Overall length: 21 ft 6 in (7.15 m)
Overall width: 7 ft 5 in (2.30 m)
Overall height 14 ft 2 in (4.30 m)
Weight in steam:
Engine: 26 tons 1 cwt 1 qr (26,478 kg)
Tender: 20 tons 8 cwt 0 qr (20,726 kg)
Tender capacity: 4 tons (4,064 kg) of coal and 2,000 gallons (9,100 litres) of water
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