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GER/LNER Holden "J69" Class 0-6-0T

Designer Holden
Introduced 1890
Pre-Grouping Great Eastern Railway
Big Four London and North Eastern Railway
Description (1957) Classes J67 and J69. G.E.R. Holden 4'0" 0-6-0Ts, originally a class of 160 engines, built 1886-1904. There are many minor variations in this series and many of the locomotives have been rebuilt between the two classes, in some instances more than once. The main difference in external appearance between classes J67 and J69 lies in the larger tanks of the latter class. Over 100 engines still in service in 1957.
Wheels 0-6-0T
Number Built as J69 20
First in Service 05/1904
Last in Service 16/09/1962
Stratford Works 127
BuilderSponsorOrder #DateSize
Stratford Works  S56 03/1904 10
Stratford Works  P57 06/1904 10

J69/1 J69/2
Variant Introduced 1904 1946
Tractive Effort 19,091lbs
As J69/1
Inside Cylinders 16.5" x 22" (2 off)
As J69/1
Inside Valves Slide
As J69/1
Inside Motion Stephenson
As J69/1

J69/1 J69/2
Drivers 4'
As J69/1
Total Wheelbase 13' 10"
As J69/1
Descriptive Wheelbase 6' 4" + 7' 6" = 13' 10"
As J69/1

J69/1 J69/2
Length (over buffers) 27' 8"
As J69/1
Weight (in running order) 42t 9cwt
As J69/1
Maximum Axle Load 15t 2cwt
As J69/1
Water Capacity 1,200gal
As J69/1
Coal Capacity 2t 10cwt
As J69/1

Boiler & Firebox
J69/1 J69/2
Boiler Diagram 37
As J69/1
Boiler Max Diameter 4' 2"
As J69/1
Boiler Barrel Length 9' 1"
As J69/1
Boiler Pressure 180lbs
As J69/1
Boiler Pitch 6' 9"
As J69/1
Firebox Length 5' 2116"
As J69/1
Firebox Grate Area 14.5ft2
As J69/1
Firebox Heating Surface 86.77ft2
As J69/1
Tube Number 227
As J69/1
Tube Diameter 138"
As J69/1
Tube Area 909.4ft2
As J69/1
Total Evaporative Area 996.17ft2
As J69/1