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Borsig 2-2-2
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No: 7516   Contributor: Peter Langsdale   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Borsig   Country: Germany
Borsig 2-2-2

Photographed on 15 September 2009 in the Berlin Technical Museum.
This is a replica, built in 1913, of one of the earliest Germany locomotives, built around 1842 by Borsig in Berlin. It went into service on the Berlin-Anhaltische Eisenbahn, serving an area west of Berlin. Borsig built 71 locomotives of this design.
It has Stephenson link motion, bar frames and a tall Norris-style firebox.
Boiler pressure: 5.5 kg/cm2 (78 psi)
Cylinders: 330 x 560 mm (13.1 x 22. 3 in)
Driving wheels: 1543 mm (60.75 in)
Grate area: 0.83 m2 (8.9 sq ft)
Heating surface: 47 m2 (500 sq ft)
Tractive effort: 1,870 kg (4,120 lb)Total weight: 18.5 t (40,785 lb)
Picture added on 25 September 2009 at 11:31
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German Museum of Technology - Berlin, Germany
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