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Modified Vanderbilt Tank Tenders

 

Modified Vanderbilt Tank Tender

The following letters correspond to the columns in the table below. They represent the following:

A Truck-center to coupler distance
B Truck spacing
C Truck-center to engine-coupler distance
D

Axle spacing

 Legend BOTTOM Column:  W = Water Bottom   O = Open Bottom

E

Length over pulling surfaces

 

S

T

Y

L

E

C

L

A

S

S

PHOTO

#

A

X

L

E

S

B

O

T

T

O

M

DIMENSIONS WEIGHTS (lbs) CAPACITIES
A B C D E AXLE EMPTY

COAL

&

WATER

OIL

&

 WATER

COAL

(ton)

OIL

(gal)

WATER

(gal)

100 O-4 Click for larger image 4 O 8'-4 1/4" 19'-5" 7'-5" 5'-10" 35'-2 1/4" 6"x11" 74,000 198,000 199,500 20 5,200 10,000
101 O-7 Not available 6 W 10'-8 1/8" 20'-8" 10'-10 3/8" 4'-2" 42'-2 1/2" 6 1/2"x12" 136,300 - 327,000 - 5,800 17,250
102 O-7 Not available 6 O 10'-5 5/8" 20'-8" 9'-1 1/2" 4'-2" 40'-3 1/8" 6 1/2"x12" 136,300 - 325,000 - 5,800 17,000
103 O-8 Not available 6 W 10'-8 1/8" 20'-8" 10'-10 3/8" 4'-2" 42'-2 1/2" 6 1/2"x12" 136,300 - 327,000 - 5,800 17,250
104 P-2 Not available 6 O 10'-5 3/4" 19'-3" 9'-4 3/8" 4'-2" 39'-1 1/8" 6"x11" 111,400 - 258,500 - 5,800 12,000
105 Q-1 Click for larger image 6 O 10'-5 1/2" 25' 9'-4 1/2" 4'-2" 44'-10" 6"x11" 134,450 308,400 305,900 25 5,800 15,000
106 Q-2 Not available 6 O 10'-5 3/8" 20'-8" 9'-1 1/2" 4'-2" 40'-2 7/8" 6 1/2"x12" 125,800 315,600 - 24 - 17,000
107 Q-2 Not available 6 O 10'-5 3/8" 20'-8" 9'-1 1/2" 4'-2" 40'-2 7/8" 6 1/2"x12" 136,300 - 324,500 - 5,800 17,000
108 R-1 Not available 6 O 10'-5 3/4" 20'-8" 9'-1 1/2" 4'-2" 40'-3 1/4" 6 1/2"x12" 136,300 - 324,500 - 5,800 17,000
109 R-2 Not available 6 W 11'-7 5/8" 25'-4" 10'-6 3/4" 4'-2" 47'-6 3/8" 6 1/2"x12" 142,900 - 372,780 - 5,800 22,000
110 S-1 Not available 6 W 11'-7 1/8" 25'-6" 11'-0 3/8" 4'-2" 48'-1 1/2" 6 1/2"x12" 142,900 - 372,780 - 5,800 22,000
111 S-2 Click for larger image 6 W 10'-8 1/8" 20'-8" 9'-11 1/2" 4'-2" 41'-3 5/8" 6 1/2"x12" 136,300 - 326,560 - 5,800 17,250
112 - Not available 6 O 10'-5 3/4" 20'-8" 9'-1 1/2" 4'-2" 40'-3 1/4" 6 1/2"x12" 136,300 325,300 325,000 24 5,800 17,000
113 - Not available 6 W 11'-5 3/8" 25'-6" 10'-6 3/4" 4'-2" 47'-6 1/8" 6 1/2"x12" 142,900 372,900 372,700 24 5,800 22,000
114 - Not available 6 O 10'-1 5/8" 25'-4" 9'-9 1/2" 4'-2" 45'-3 1/8" 6 1/2"x12" 148,800 375,250 374,000 24 5,700 21,500
115 - Not available 6 O 10'-5 3/4" 19'-3" 9'-4 3/8" 4'-2" 39'-1 1/8" 6"x11" 111,400 - 258,500 - 5,800 12,000
Source: 1952 GN Steam Locomotive Diagram book.  Copyright 2005 Ben Ringnalda

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