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Rectangular Tank Tenders

 

Rectangular 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

E Length over pulling surfaces

 

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T

Y

L

E

C

L

A

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

COAL

&

WATER

OIL

&

 WATER

COAL

(ton)

OIL

(gal)

WATER

(gal)

1 A-9 Not available 4 6'-9" 10'-6" 6'-7 3/4" 4'-10" 23'-10 3/4" 4 1/4"x8" 34,680 80,000 86,000 6 1,800 4,000
3 A-10 Not available 4 6'-11 3/8" 11' 6'-5" 4'-10" 24'-4 3/8" 4 1/4"x8" 25,680 80,000 - 8 - 4,000
4 B-21 Not available 4 6'-0 1/2" 11' 6'-4 1/2" 4'-10" 23'-5" 4 1/4"x8" 33,010 68,000 - 5 - 3,000
5 C-1 Not available 4 7'-7 1/2" 13'-8" 6'-9 3/8" 5'-9" 28'-0 7/8" 5 1/2"x10" 68,900 142,900 149,000 12 3,000 6,000
6 C-2 Not available 4 6'-8 1/2" 13'-5" 6'-4" 5'-7" 26'-5 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 59,100 137,000 149,280 14 4,000 6,000
7 C-3 Not available 4 6'-2" 13'-5" 6'-4" 5'-7" 25'-11" 5 1/2"x10" 56,850 134,800 147,030 14 4,000 6,000
8 C-4 Not available 4 6'-9 1/2" 13'-5" 6'-4" 5'-7" 26'-6 1/2"

5 1/2"x10"

6"x11"(oil)

59,000 152,000 162,800 13 4,500 8,000
9 C-5 Not available 4 6'-9 1/2" 18'-5" 6'-4" 5'-9" 31'-6 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 53,000 166,000 - 15 - 10,000
10 D-4 Not available 4 6'-9 3/4" 11' 5'-7 3/4" 4'-10" 23'-5 1/2" 4 1/4"x8" 36,680 86,000 88,000 8 1,800 4,000
11 E-6 Not available 4 6'-4 1/2" 13'-5" 6'-4" 5'-7" 26'-1 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 59,100 139,000 149,280 15 4,000 6,000
12 E-8 Not available 4 6'-9 1/2" 13'-5" 6'-4" 5'-7" 26'-6 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 59,500 139,800 149,680 15 4,000 6,000
13 E-15 Not available 4 7'-1 1/2" 11'-3" 6'-10 1/2" 5'-9" 25'-3" 5 1/2"x10" 39,000 117,000 119,130 14 3,000 6,000
14 F-1 Not available 4 6'-9 3/4" 11' 5'-7 3/4" 4'-10" 23'-5 1/2" 4 1/4"x8" 36,680 86,000 98,150 8 3,000 4,000
15 F-5 Not available 4 6'-9 1/2" 13'-5" 6'-4" 5'-7" 26'-6 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 59,000 137,480 144,880 14 4,000 6,000
16 F-7 Not available 4 6'-9 1/2" 13'-5" 6'-4" 5'-7" 26'-6 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 59,000 137,480 144,880 14 4,000 6,000
17 F-8 Not available 4 6'-9 1/2" 13'-5" 6'-4" 5'-7" 26'-6 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 59,000 139,800 144,880 15 4,000 6,000
18 F-8 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 60,000 156,400 171,600 15 4,500 8,000
19 F-8 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-9" 5 1/2"x10" 64,000 177,000 184,000 15 4,500 10,000
20 F-8 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-9" 6"x11" 65,000 178,000 185,000 15 4,500 10,000
21 G-2 Not available 4 6'-2 1/4" 11' - 4'-10" - 4 1/4"x8" 32,350 90,000 - 8 - 5,000
22 G-3 Not available 4 6' 11'-2" 6'-3 3/4" 5'-10" 23'-5 3/4" 5"x9" 44,350 101,800 118,600 8 4,000 5,000
23 G-4 Not available 4 6'-9" 11' - 4'-10" - 5"x9" 49,350 106,800 - 8 - 5,000
24 G-5 Not available 4 6'-2 3/4" 11' - 4'-10" - 4 1/4"x8" 38,350 95,800 - 8 - 5,000
25 H-2 Not available 4 7'-10" 15' 6'-10 1/2" 5'-7" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 55,600 148,000 159,000 13 4,500 8,000
26 H-2 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 55,600 152,000 159,000 15 4,500 8,000
27 H-2 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 59,000 172,000 179,000 15 4,500 10,000
28 H-2 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 62,000 175,000 182,000 15 4,500 10,000
29 H-3 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 55,600 148,000 - 13 - 8,000
30 H-3 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 55,600 152,000 159,000 15 4,500 8,000
31 H-3 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 62,000 175,000 182,000 15 4,500 10,000
32 H-4 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 61,300 174,300 181,300 15 4,500 10,000
33 H-4 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 62,000 175,000 182,000 15 4,500 10,000
34 H-4 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 55,600 152,000 159,000 15 4,500 8,000
35 H-4 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 56,600 152,000 - 15 - 8,000
36 H-5 Click for larger image 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 62,000 175,000 182,000 15 4,500 10,000
37 H-5 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 62,000 175,000 182,000 15 4,500 10,000
38 H-6 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 55,600 148,000 - 13 - 8,000
39 H-6 Not available 4 7'-10" 15' 6'-10 1/2" 5'-7" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 55,600 152,000 - 15 - 8,000
40 H-6 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 61,300 170,300 - 13 - 10,000
41 H-6 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 61,300 174,300 - 15 - 10,000
42 H-6 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 55,600 152,000 - 15 - 8,000
43 H-6 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 62,000 175,000 - 15 - 10,000
44 H-7 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 55,600 154,000 159,000 16 4,500 8,000
45 H-7 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 61,300 174,300 181,300 16 4,500 10,000
46 J-1 Not available 4 7'-10" 15' 6'-10 1/2" 5'-7" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 55,600 148,000 159,000 13 4,500 8,000
47 J-1 Not available 4 7'-10" 20' 6'-10 1/2" 5'-7" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 60,000 169,000 - 13 - 10,000
48 J-2 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 55,600 152,000 160,500 15 4,700 8,000
49 J-2 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 59,000 172,000 180,500 15 4,700 10,000
50 J-2 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 60,000 173,000 181,500 15 4,700 10,000
51 J-2 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 55,600 145,400 160,500 12 4,700 8,000
52 K-1 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 55,600 148,000 - 13 - 8,000
53 K-1 Not available 4 7'-10" 20' 6'-10 1/2" 5'-7" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 55,600 169,000 - 13 - 10,000
54 M-2 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 61,500 166,000 165,000 19 4,500 8,000
55 M-2 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 67,200 188,000 - 19 - 10,000
56 M-2 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 68,400 189,400 188,400 19 4,500 10,000
57 N-2 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 61,500 166,000 - 19 - 8,000
58 N-2 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 67,000 188,000 187,000 19 4,500 10,000
59 N-2 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 68,400 189,400 188,400 19 4,500 10,000
60 O-1 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 61,500 158,000 165,000 15 4,500 8,000
61 O-1 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-10 1/2" 5'-9" 29'-8 3/4" 5 1/2"x10" 61,500 162,000 165,500 17 4,500 8,000
62 O-1 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 61,500 166,000 165,000 19 4,500 8,000
63 O-1 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 67,000 180,000 187,000 15 4,500 10,000
64 O-1 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 67,000 184,000 187,000 17 4,500 10,000
65 O-1 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 67,000 188,000 187,000 19 4,500 10,000
66 O-1 Not available 4 7'-0 1/4" 16'-8" 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 30'-2 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 67,000 190,000 187,000 20 4,500 10,000
67 O-1 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-10 1/2" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 68,400 182,400 188,400 15 4,500 10,000
68 O-1 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-10 1/2" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 68,400 186,400 188,400 17 4,500 10,000
69 O-1 Click for larger image 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-10 1/2" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 68,400 190,400 188,400 19 4,500 10,000
70 O-1 Not available 4 7'-0 1/4" 16'-8" 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 30'-2 1/2" 6"x11" 68,400 192,400 188,400 20 4,500 10,000
71 O-3 Not available 4 8'-3 3/4" 17'-8" 7'-6" 5'-10" 33'-5 3/4" 6"x11" 68,500 183,500 190,000 16 4,800 10,000
73 O-5 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 65,000 155,400 168,000 12 4,500 8,000
74 O-5 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 65,000 161,400 168,000 15 4,500 8,000
75 O-5 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 69,000 176,000 189,000 12 4,500 10,000
76 O-5 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 65,000 182,000 189,000 15 4,500 10,000
77 O-5 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 68,000 - 188,000 - 4,500 10,000
78 O-6 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 61,500 154,000 165,000 13 4,500 8,000
79 O-6 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 61,500 166,000 - 19 - 8,000
80 O-6 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 61,500 174,000 - 13 - 10,000
81 O-6 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 61,500 186,000 - 19 - 10,000
82 O-6 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 61,500 175,000 - 13 - 10,000
83 O-6 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"-11" 61,500 187,000 - 19 - 10,000
84 O-6 Not available 4 7'-10" 15' 6'-10 1/2" 5'-7" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 61,500 174,000 - 13 - 10,000
85 O-6 Not available 4 7'-10" 15' 6'-10 1/2" 5'-7" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 61,500 186,000 - 19 - 10,000
86 P-1 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 55,600 152,000 160,000 15 2,850 8,000
87 P-1 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 15' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 29'-8 1/2" 5 1/2"x10" 59,000 172,000 179,000 15 4,500 10,000
88 P-1 Not available 4 7'-9 1/4" 20' 6'-11 1/4" 5'-9" 34'-8 1/2" 6"x11" 70,000 - 190,000 - 4,500 10,000
Source: 1952 GN Steam Locomotive Diagram book.  Copyright 2005 Ben Ringnalda

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