Bell Geared Steam Locomotives 
Double Truck Eight Wheel

Geared Steam Locomotive Works

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TOTAL WEIGHT :   20,000 lbs. on Drivers. 
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GAUGE : 24" or over as specified
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OVERALL LENGTH : 14' 11" over bumpers.
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OVERALL WIDTH :  4' 6"
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OVERALL HEIGHT : 7' 1"
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TRACTIVE EFFORT : 5000 lbs. on dry level track.
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SPEED : 15 miles per hour maximum or designed for greater speed if desired
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ENGINE : Two Geared Engines, one on each truck. Double Cylinders 5" x 6" each
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BOILER : Of The best grade locomotive fire box steel. Tubes 1" diameter cold drawn seamless steel. 218 square feet heating surface in tubes.
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BRAKES :  On all eight wheels, operated by hand and steam. 
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WHEELBASE : Truck wheelbase, each 45'' 
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GENERAL : This locomotive used extensively by Road Contractors, Industrial Plants, Logging Camps, For Switching Purposes, General Contracting, Etc.

This type made in sizes from 10 to 25 tons.

 

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