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Dubs ‘A’ Class 4-8-2 Tank No.196

Dubs Works No. : 3819 (built Glasgow in 1900)

Class Introduced : 1888

Designer : W. Milne, Natal Government Railways

Numbers Carried : Natal Government Rly No. 133 (1900 – 1910)

South African Railways No. 196

Springfield Colliery No. 1 (current number)

Gauge : 3’ 6”

Weight Loco : 50 tons in working order

Cylinders (2) : 17” x 21”

Driving Wheels : 3’ 3” diameter

Boiler Pressure : 160 lbs per sq inch

Tractive Effort : 21,160 lbs

Valve Gear : Stephenson

Dubs ‘A’ Class 4-8-2 Tank No. 196 in store at Grootvlei Power Station in 1994

Dubs A




Link to the May 2007 Newsletter showing a similar loco in its origianl form.
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