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Narrow Gauge W/Wx-class 2-6-0 locomotives

13 to 43, 53 to 56

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W-class narrow gauge 2-6-0 steam locomotives.
Class:Narrow Gauge WWx
Builder:Beyer Peacock, Manchester, England
Number in Class:35
Wheel Arrangement:2-6-0 (1′C 2)
Driving Wheel Diameter:3 ft. 3 in.
Cylinders:-
-Number:2
-Position on Frame:Outside
-Diameter x Stroke:12 in. x 20 in.
Heating Surface:-
-Tubes:498.68 sq. ft.498.68 sq. ft.
-Firebox:45.42 sq. ft.49.32 sq. ft.
-Grate Area:9.76 sq. ft.9.76 sq. ft.
Boiler Pressure:130 lb./sq. in.145 lb./sq. in.
Tractive Effort:8,159 lb9,101 lb
Coal Capacity:2 tons 6 cwt2 tons 6 cwt
Water Capacity:850 gallons850 gallons
Weight:29 tons 18 cwt31 tons 5 cwt
Maximum Axle Load:5 tons 8 cwt5 tons 11 cwt
Length:35 ft. 1¾ in.35 ft. 1¾ in.

W 13

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.

See Commonwealth Railways NF 2.

W 14

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
2.1878Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1716/1877
17.5.1929Withdrawn
29.8.1929Sold for scrap to H Morrel for £70.

W/Wx 15

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
11.1878Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1719/1877
22.1.1904Rebuilt to Wx-class
2.1927Withdrawn

W 16

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
11.1878Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1720/1877
12.12.1904Withdrawn

W/Wx 17

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
6.1879Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1819/1878
7.9.1905Rebuilt to Wx-class
22.2.1914Boiler exploded at Mt. Gambier.
17.8.1927Withdrawn
14.4.1928Cut up.

W/Wx 18

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
6.1879Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1820/1878
12.6.1911Rebuilt to Wx-class
12.3.1959Worked last narrow gauge goods train from Kingston to Naracoorte.
17.3.1959Withdrawn
17.4.1959Preserved at Naracoorte in Pioneer Park.
7.1985To Pichi Richi Railway.

W/Wx 19

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
12.1879Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1728/1877
14.5.1903Rebuilt to Wx-class
2.1927Withdrawn

W/Wx 20

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
1.1880Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1727/1877
11.6.1903Rebuilt to Wx-class
21.7.1941In store at Islington.
1.1956Withdrawn
4.1956Cut up at Islignton.

W 21

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.

See Commonwealth Railways NF 3.

W 22 -- W/Wx 56

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
1878Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1718/1877 with road number "W 22"
16.5.1881Sold Barry Brooks & Fraser, Port Augusta.
8.1882Repurchased & renumbered "W 56".
13.5.1912Rebuilt to Wx-class
3.1959Withdrawn

W 22 -- A 21

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
8.1882Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.2123/1881. This was the second locomotive to carry "W 22".
30.6.1886Sold C & E Millar, Petersburg for Silverrton Tramway Construction.
c.1889Sent to Western Australia.
1893Sold to W.A.G.R, coded "A21".
1958Withdrawn

W 23

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
12.1879Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1801/1878
5.1880Sold Barry Brooks & Fraser, Port Augusta.
8.1882Repurchased.
7.9.1886Sold C & E Millar, Petersburg.
26.9.1886Exchanged for W 41 - became S.A.R. "W 23" again.
12.12.1904Withdrawn

W 24

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
5.1880Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1722/1877
12.12.1904Withdrawn

W/Wx 25

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways. .
6.1881Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1723/1877
7.7.1903Rebuilt to Wx-class
11.6.1914To Port Lincoln.
17.5.1929Withdrawn
29.8.1929Sold for scrap to H Morrell for £70.

W/Wx 26

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
6.1881Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1724/1877
11.10.1905Rebuilt to Wx-class
6.2.1917Sent to Cummins.
1925Last in service.
17.5.1929Withdrawn
29.8.1929Sold for scrap to H Morrell for £70.

W 27

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
1.1880Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1802/1878
25.3.1911Sent to Cummins.
1925Last in service.
17.5.1929Withdrawn
29.8.1929Sold for scrap to H Morrell for £70.

W/Wx 28

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
1.1880Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1726/1877
31.3.1906Rebuilt to Wx-class
21.1.1914To Port Lincoln.
1925Last in service.
17.5.1929Withdrawn
29.8.1929Sold for scrap to H Morrell for £70.

W/Wx 29

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
10.1879Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1850/1879
10.12.1903Rebuilt to Wx-class
28.3.1916To Port Lincoln.
1926Last in service.
17.5.1929Withdrawn
29.8.1929Sold for scrap.

W 30

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
11.1879Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1734/1879
12.12.1904Withdrawn

W/Wx 31

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
12.1878Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1729/1879
11.9.1911Rebuilt to Wx-class
13.3.1928Withdrawn
10.5.1928Cut up.

W 32

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
6.1879Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1730/1877. Had been sold new by the S.A.R to C & E Millar at Mount Gambier
7.1879Sold to S.A.R.
9.9.1880Sold to C & E Millar at Mount Gambier.
6.1882Sold to S.A.R.
7.1926Withdrawn

W/Wx 33

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
6.1879Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1731/1877
26.5.1911Rebuilt to Wx-class
8.4.1928Withdrawn
16.4.1929Cut up.

W/Wx 34

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
6.1879Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1732/1877
16.03.1906Rebuilt to Wx-class
10.11.1915To Port Lincoln.
1926Last in service.
17.5.1929Withdrawn
29.8.1929Sold for scrap to H Morrell for £70.

W 35

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.

See Commonwealth Railways NF 7 & W 35.

W 36

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.

See Commonwealth Railways NF 4.

W/Wx 37

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
11.1879Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.1823/1878
19.10.1905Rebuilt to Wx-class
3.1959Withdrawn
13.1.1961Cut up at Islington.

W 38

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
13.7.1881Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.2050/1881
3.3.1896Sold Baxter & Sadler.
28.2.1955Condemned by Bunning Bros., Western Australia.

W/Wx 39

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
2.7.1881Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.2051/1881
19.6.1886Sold Moore Blanch & Co, Naracoorte.
10.1887Sold S.A.R. Construction Branch.
2.1891Repurchased by S.A.R. Locomotive Branch.
15.6.1904Rebuilt to Wx-class
17.1.1929Withdrawn
23.1.1929Cut up.

W/Wx 40

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
26.8.1881Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.2052/1881
26.9.1903Rebuilt to Wx-class
13.8.1912To Port Lincoln.
1925Last in service.
17.5.1929Withdrawn
29.8.1929Sold for scrap to H Morrell for £70.

W 41

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.

See Commonwealth Railways NF 7.

W 42

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
7.1882Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.2140/1882
10.1885Sold S.A.R. Construction Branch.
5.1891Repurchased by S.A.R. Locomotive Branch.
4.3.1911To Port Lincoln.
17.5.1929Withdrawn
29.8.1929Sold for scrap to H Morrell for £70.

W 43

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
9.6.1882Entered service - Builder Beyer Peacock No.2141/1882
10.1885Sold to S.A.R. Construction Branch.
2.1891Repurchased by S.A.R. Locomotive Branch.
7.2.1896Sold Baxter & Sadler.
-To Western Australia.
-Withdran by Bunning Bros., Western Australia.

W 53

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.

See Commonwealth Railways NF 5.

W 54

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.

See Commonwealth Railways NF 6.

W/Wx 55

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.
1879Builder Beyer Peacock No.1725/1877 - Sold on arrival to Barry, Brooks & Fraser, Port Augusta.
8.1882Repurchased by S.A.R..
20.1.1914Rebuilt to Wx-class
12.7.1928Withdrawn
6.9.1928Cut up.

W/Wx 56

W-class 2-6-0 narrow gauge steam locomotive built by "Beyer Peacock" for the South Australian Railways.

See W 22



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