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23/023 class Steam Locomotive of the DR/DB





DB 23 004



DB 23 1097
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DR N/A
DB 023 001-105, 1001-1113
Henschel
1950
T31

110 km/h
21.325 m
1,785 HP

1'C1' h2
1750 mm
1,000 mm
1,250 mm

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550 mm
660 mm

16 kp/cm^2
3.11 m^2
156.28 m^2
N/A m^2

82.8 t
56.0 t
18.67 t

By 1940 the German National Railroad had procured no further passenger train locomotives except the class 24. At this time a replacement for the P8 was needed. Schichau prepared a draft and supplied two prototypes in 1944. Development was delayed due to WW II. The boiler and tender of the class 50 were used due their proven qualities. Efficiency and running properties were to expectation. After the war both machines remained with VES-M Halle. They were equipped there with new boilers in 1961.

It took until 1949 to begin mass construction of the class 23. Henschel supplied the first machines in 1950 with dimensions that matched the prototypes. Frameworks, boilers and tenders were now modern welded structures. Up to loco 23 052 were fitted with surface preheaters and sliding bearings. All following locos received antifriction bearings and mixing preheaters, which had been tested before in the locomotives 23 024 & 025. Some received two-stage Heinl preheaters. In December 1959 locomotive 23 105 was delivered as the last steam engine of the German Federal Railroad.



24/024 class Steam Locomotive of the DR/DB "Steppen Pferd"/"Steppe Horse"





DB 24 009



DB 24 009
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DR 24 001-095
DB 024 001-095
Hofmann,Schichau
1926
3T16,3T17

90 km/h
16.955 m
920 HP

1'C h2
1500 mm
850 mm
N/A mm

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500 mm
660 mm

14 kp/cm^2
2.04 m^2
104.48 m^2
37.34 m^2

57.4 t
45.2 t
15.1 t

The class 24 locomotives were designed for passenger train service on flat country stretches. They were used also as universal machines on the long stretches of east and west Prussia. There they received the popular nick-name 'Steppen Pferd' (Steppe Horse). Hofmann and Schichau divided production of the first series of 37 locos, with another 58 locos being delivered by several other manufacturers up to 1938.

Borsig built two locos, 24 069 & 070 in 1931 with 25 kp/cm^2 medium pressure boilers. Both were converted in 1952 to the standard design. The class 24 developed in parallel to the class 64 tank with many parts being interchangeable. After 1948 the railways still had 33 locomotives in stock. In August 1966 the last 24 class as 24 067 was decommissioned by the German Federal Armed Forces at Rheydt.



P8/38/038 class Steam Locomotive of the K.P.E.V./DR/DB





DB 38 3199



DB 38 1772
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DR 38.1 1001-4052
DB 038 1001-4052
K.P.E.V.
1906
T21.5,T31.5,T30

100 km/h
18.592 m
1180 HP

2'C h2
1750 mm
1000 mm
N/A mm

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575 mm
630 mm

12 kp/cm^2
2.58 m^2
143.28 m^2
58.90 m^2

78.2 t
51.6 t
17.7 t

Director Robert Garbe originally designed the Class P8 for the K├Âniglich Preussiche Eisenbahn Verwaltung (Royal Prussian Railway Administration). The boiler was hugely successful, although the maximum speed was reduced from 110 to 100 km/h due to wheel balancing. The original wind cutting front to the cabin was also dropped in series production. The good reputation of the P8 led to several orders from foreign railway administrations.

The Prussian state railway procured 3370 locos of the approximately 3800 total built until 1928. More than 3000 locos were incorporated into the National Railroad as the 38.10-40 class. The German Federal Railroads changed the large Wagner smoke deflectors for the smaller Witte design. A large number of locos received Wannen tub tenders of the type 2'2' T30. In 1968 approximately 300 machines were still in stock, mainly with the East German Deutsche Reichsbahn.



64/064 class Steam Locomotive of the DR/DB





DB 64 419-1



DB 64 Class
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DR 64.1 001-520
DB 064 001-520
All German Builders
1928
N/A

90 km/h
12.400 m
950 HP

1'C1' h2
1500 mm
850 mm
850 mm

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570 mm
660 mm

14 kp/cm^2
2.04 m^2
104.48 m^2
37.34 m^2

74.9 t
45.4 t
15.3 t



65/065 class Steam Locomotive of the DR/DB





DB 65 018



DR 65 1004-4
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DR N/A
DB 065 001-018
Krauss-Maffei
1951
N/A

85 km/h
15.475 m
1480 HP

1'D2' h2
1500 mm
850 mm
850 mm

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570 mm
660 mm

14 kp/cm^2
2.67 m^2
139.93 m^2
62.90 m^2

107.6 t
67.6 t
16.9 t



74/074 class Steam Locomotive of the DR/DB





DB 74 1230



DB 74 Class
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DR 74 001-358,361-364
DB 074 001-358,361-364
Deutsche Reichsbahn
1903
N/A

80 km/h
11.190 m
520 HP

1'C n2
1500 mm
1000 mm
N/A mm

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480 mm
630 mm

12 kp/cm^2
1.73 m^2
116.40 m^2
N/A m^2

62.6 t
47.4 t
16.0 t



78/078 class Steam Locomotive of the DR/DB





DB 78 256-5



DB 78 510
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DR 78 001-330
DB 078 001-330,351-528
Steittiner,Vulcan
1912
N/A

100 km/h
14.800 m
1140 HP

2'C2' h2
1650 mm
1000 mm
1000 mm

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560 mm
630 mm

12 kp/cm^2
2.35 m^2
135.49 m^2
49.20 m^2

106.0 t
51.1 t
17.1 t



80/080 class Steam Locomotive of the DR/DB





DB 80 014



DB 80 013
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DR 80 001-039
DB 080 001-039
Reichsbahn
1927
N/A

45 km/h
9.670 m
575 HP

C h2
1100 mm
N/A mm
N/A mm

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450 mm
550 mm

14 kp/cm^2
1.54 m^2
69.62 m^2
25.50 m^2

54.4 t
54.4 t
18.2 t



81/081 class Steam Locomotive of the DR/DB





DB 81 005



DB 81 004
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DR 81 001-010
DB 081 001-010
Reichsbahn
1928
N/A

45 km/h
11.080 m
860 HP

D h2
1100 mm
N/A mm
N/A mm

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500 mm
550 mm

14 kp/cm^2
1.82 m^2
95.91 m^2
34.00 m^2

67.5 t
67.5 t
17.0 t



86/086 class Steam Locomotive of the DR/DB





DB 86 346



DB 86 346
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DR 86.1 001-966,1000
DB 086 001-966,1000
Reichsbahn
1928
N/A

70 km/h
13.820 m
1030 HP

1'D1' h2
1400 mm
850 mm
850 mm

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570 mm
660 mm

14 kp/cm^2
2.39 m^2
117.37 m^2
47.00 m^2

88.5 t
60.6 t
15.6 t



89/089 class Steam Locomotive of the DR/DB





DB 89 005



DB 89 005
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DR 89 001-010
DB 089 001-010
Henschel,Schwartzkopf
1934
N/A

45 km/h
9.600 m
525 HP

C h2
1400 mm
N/A mm
N/A mm

2
420 mm
550 mm

14 kp/cm^2
1.42 m^2
67.86 m^2
24.10 m^2

46.6 t
46.6 t
15.6 t

DB 89 005 is on display at Dresden