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Broad Gauge F-class 4-6-2 tank locomotives

167 to 189, 236 to 255

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F167 to F171 F172 to F176 F177 to F181 F182 to F186 F187 to F189
F236 to F240 F241 to F245 F246 to F250 F251 to F255

F-class 4-6-2 tank locomotives.

Class:F (2nd)
Builder:South Australian Railways, Islington
James Martin & Co.
Perry Engineering Co.
Wheel arrangement:4-6-2T (1′C2′)
Number built:43
Driving wheels diameter:5 ft.3 in.
Cylinders: - No., diameter & stroke:2 x 17½ in. x 24 in.
Valve gear:Stephenson
Boiler pressure:185 lbs.
Tractive effort:18,335 lbs.
Heating surface - tubes:1,204 sq. ft.
firebox:130.7 sq. ft.
grate area:18 sq. ft.
Fuel capacity - coal:2 tons 5 cwt
Oil (oilburners only):375 gallons
Water:1,160 gallons
Roadworthy weight - engine :59 tons
on drivers:35.25 tons
Maximum axle load:12 tons 6 cwt
Wheelbase - engine:30 ft. 11 in.
rigid:13 ft. 0 in.
Overall length:40 ft. 7¼ in.

See also F class 4-4-0 tank locomotives.

F 167

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

30.4.1902Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.3
31.8.1945Extended smokebox & tapered funnel.
18.8.1949Converted to oil burner
28.9.1949Heating coil fitted
20.10.1955Last in Service
23.1.1956Condemned at Islington Works - 1,289,282 miles)
12.4.1956Cut up Islington.

F 168

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "James Martin & Co." for the South Australian Railways.

25.11.1904Entered service - Builder James Martin & Co. No.184
1914Collided with Rx 151.
10.1961Last in Service
16.7.1963Condemned at Islington Works

F 169

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "James Martin & Co." for the South Australian Railways.

17.12.1904Entered service - Builder James Martin & Co. No.185
13.5.1950Converted to oil burner
13.5.1950Heating coil fitted
7.1956Last in Service
27.12.1956Condemned at Islington Works - 1,156,214 miles
4.5.1958Cut up at Islington.

F 170

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

12.12.1908Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.8
3.8.1949Converted to oil burner
29.9.1949Heating coil fitted
13.2.1957Converted to Coal Burner
9.1967Last in Service
25.8.1967Islington Works shunter.
7.9.1967Condemned at Islington Works
6.4.1968Cut up at Islington.

F 171

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

16.12.1908Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.9
17.11.1955Converted to oil burner
4.3.1957Converted to Coal Burner
11.1967Last in Service
10.11.1967Islington Works shunter.
20.8.1968Condemned at Islington Works
22.2.1968Cut up at Islington.

F 172

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

19.2.1909Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.10
18.8.1949Converted to oil burner
29.9.1949Heating coil fitted
5.3.1957Converted to Coal Burner
2.1961Last in Service
9.7.1962Condemned at Islington Works
2.7.1963Cut up at Islington.

F 173

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

151.3.1909Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.11
24.11.1913Worked first train to Brighton.
29.1.1923Collided with Q.79 at Adelaide.
9.1958Last in Service
14.4.1960Condemned at Port Adelaide
27.10.1960Cut up at Islington.

F 174

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

5.4.1909Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.12
1949Port Adelaide Junction collision.
1.1961Last in Service
9.7.1962Condemned at Mile End

F 175

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

31.7.1912Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.20
22.11.1949Converted to oil burner
22.11.1949Heating coil fitted
18.2.1957Converted to Coal Burner
1.1958Last in Service
2.7.1958Condemned at Port Adelaide
24.10.1960Cut up at Islington.

F 176

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

23.8.1912Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.21
12.8.1949Converted to oil burner
30.9.1949Heating coil fitted
13.3.1957Converted to Coal Burner
12.1959Last in Service
6.7.1961Condemned at Islington Works
16.7.1963Cut up at Islington.

F 177

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

This may be the locomotive preserved at Gawler Oval - not F 245.

13.9.1912Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.22
3.8.1950Converted to oil burner
3.8.1950Heating coil fitted
4.4.1957Converted to Coal Burner
12.1960Last in Service
6.7.1961Condemned at Islington Works
29.8.1961Cut up at Islington - certain records show that this loco was not actually cut up and it may be preserved at Gawler as "F 245".

F 178

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

30.9.1912Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.23
1955?Last in Service
23.1.1956Condemned at Islington Works
3.1956Cut up at Islington.

F 179

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

23.10.1912Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.24
20.12.1949Converted to oil burner
20.12.1949Heating coil fitted
29.3.1957Converted to Coal Burner
10.1961Last in Service
9.7.1964Condemned at Islington Works - 1,105,826 miles
9.10.1964Cut up at Islington.

F 180

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

31.7.1914Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.30
5.9.1956Collided with railcar 301 at Holdens.
4.1967Last in Service - Ended service as Islington Works shunter
7.9.1967Condemned at Islington Works
4.11.1967Cut up at Islington.

F 181

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

24.8.1914Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.31
16.7.1920Decorated for Royal train.
10.1961Last in Service
16.7.1963Condemned at Islington Works
27.2.1964Cut up at Islington.

F 182

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

18.9.1914Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.32
23.11.1949Converted to oil burner
22.11.1949Heating coil fitted
2.1956Last in Service
20.8.1956Condemned at Islington Works
9.1956Cut up at Islington.

F 183

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

12.10.1914Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.33
4.5.1950Converted to oil burner
4.5.1950Heating coil fitted
6.1958Last in Service
14.4.1960Condemned at Port Adelaide
2.9.1960Cut up at Islington.

F 184

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

20.11.1914Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.34
26.8.1949Converted to oil burner
8.11.1949Heating coil fitted
15.3.1957Converted to Coal Burner
4.1959Last in Service
6.7.1961Condemned at Islington Works
16.6.1963Cut up at Islington.

F 185

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

21.12.1914Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.35
11.1961Last in Service
16.7.1963Condemned at Islington Works
1.6.1964Cut up at Islington.

F 186

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

16.3.1915Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.36
1957?Last in Service
2.7.1958Condemned at Islington Works
2.3.1959Cut up at Islington.

F 187

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

21.5.1915Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.37
12.8.1949Converted to oil burner
29.9.1949Heating coil fitted
7.1956Last in Service
27.12.1956Condemned at Islington Works
3.1958Cut up at Islington.

F 188

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

17.7.1915Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.38
21.4.1950Converted to oil burner
21.4.1950Heating coil fitted
2.5.1957Converted to Coal Burner
10.1959Last in Service
6.7.1961Condemned at Islington Works
29.8.1961Cut up at Islington.

F 189

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

19.8.1915Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.39
28.7.1950Converted to oil burner
28.7.1950Heating coil fitted
12.1956Last in Service
27.12.1956Condemned at Islington Works
6.6.1957Cut up at Islington.

F 236

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "James Martin & Co." for the South Australian Railways.

15.8.1914Entered service - Builder James Martin & Co. No.221
11.1966Last in Service
7.9.1967Condemned at Islington Works
6.4.1968Cut up at Islington.

F 237

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "James Martin & Co." for the South Australian Railways.

1.10.1914Entered service - Builder James Martin & Co. No.222
21.4.1956Converted to oil burner
2.1957Converted to Coal Burner
4.1959Last in Service
14.4.1960Condemned at Port Adelaide
26.9.1960Cut up at Islington.

F 238

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "James Martin & Co." for the South Australian Railways.

7.11.1914Entered service - Builder James Martin & Co. No.223
17.8.1949Converted to oil burner
30.9.1949Heating coil fitted
28.2.1967Converted to Coal Burner
4.1958Last in Service
2.7.1958Condemned at Port Adelaide
8.9.1960Cut up at Islington.

F 239

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "James Martin & Co." for the South Australian Railways.

18.12.1914Entered service - Builder James Martin & Co. No.224
30.6.1950Converted to oil burner
30.6.1950Heating coil fitted
1956?Last in Service
26.5.1956Ceased to exist - Frames placed under boiler of "F 244". Renumbered "244".
20.7.1956Condemned

F 240

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "James Martin & Co." for the South Australian Railways.

9.2.1915Entered service - Builder James Martin & Co. No.225
1964Collided with Rx 9 at Adelaide.
7.1966Last in Service
7.9.1967Condemned at Islington Works
6.4.1968Cut up at Islington.

F 241

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "James Martin & Co." for the South Australian Railways.

24.3.1915Entered service - Builder James Martin & Co. No.226
1960?Last in Service
16.7.1963Condemned at Islington Works
30.1.1964Cut up at Islington.

F 242

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "James Martin & Co." for the South Australian Railways.

7.5.1915Entered service - Builder James Martin & Co. No.227
11.8.1949Converted to oil burner
30.9.1949Heating coil fitted
1957?Last in Service
2.7.1958Condemned at Port Adelaide
14.90.1960Cut up at Islington.

F 243

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "James Martin & Co." for the South Australian Railways.

3.7.1915Entered service - Builder James Martin & Co. No.228
19.8.1949Converted to oil burner
1.10.1949Heating coil fitted
1957?Last in Service
2.7.1958Condemned at Port Adelaide
16.8.1960Cut up at Islington.

F 244

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "James Martin & Co." for the South Australian Railways.

27.8.1915Entered service - Builder James Martin & Co. No.229
29.5.1956Converted to oil burner
6.4.1956Involved in collision.
28.2.1967Converted to Coal Burner
1956Last in Service
20.7.1956Condemned

F 244 - 2nd

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Islington Works" for the South Australian Railways.

Boiler of 1st "244" mounted on frames of F 239.

26.5.1956Entered service - Builder Islington Works No.-
1.1967Last in Service
7.9.1967Condemned at Islington Works
6.4.1968Cut up at Islington.

F 245

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "James Martin & Co." for the South Australian Railways.

12.11.1915Entered service - Builder James Martin & Co. No.230
29.11.1949Converted to oil burner
29.11.1949Heating coil fitted
22.3.1957Converted to Coal Burner
11.1959Last in Service
2.11.1959Condemned
23.12.1960Preserved at Gawler station - may be F 177 renumbered
3.11.1968Removed to Rotary Park, Gawler Oval.

F 246

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Perry Engineering Co." for the South Australian Railways.

10.2.1922Entered service - Builder Perry Engineering Co.
12.8.1949Converted to oil burner
1.10.1949Heating coil fitted
27.3.1957Converted to Coal Burner
11.1958Last in Service
14.4.1960Condemned at Port Adelaide
29.9.1960Cut up at Islington.

F 247

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Perry Engineering Co." for the South Australian Railways.

15.11.1921Entered service - Builder Perry Engineering Co.
19.6.1950Converted to oil burner
19.6.1950Heating coil fitted
1957?Last in Service
20.5.1957Condemned at Islington Works
3.1958Cut up at Islington.
Mile End - loco F248

F 248

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Perry Engineering Co." for the South Australian Railways.

3.3.1922Entered service - Builder Perry Engineering Co.
22.7.1950Converted to oil burner
22.7.1950Heating coil fitted
1957?Last in Service
20.5.1957Condemned at Islington Works
3.1958Cut up at Islington.

F 249

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Perry Engineering Co." for the South Australian Railways.

31.3.1922Entered service - Builder Perry Engineering Co.
7.1961Last in Service
9.7.1962Condemned at Mile End
10.11.1962Cut up at Mile End.
-Boiler to S.A.R. laundry, Adelaide.
3.1981Sold to A.R.H.S. and placed on frames of F 251.

F 250

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Perry Engineering Co." for the South Australian Railways.

4.5.1922Entered service - Builder Perry Engineering Co.
8.1962Last in Service
9.7.1964Condemned at Islington Works - 880,343 miles
9.10.1964Cut up at Islington.

F 251

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Perry Engineering Co." for the South Australian Railways.

7.6.1922Entered service - Builder Perry Engineering Co.
16.8.1949Converted to oil burner
1.10.1949Heating coil fitted
8.1958Converted to Coal Burner
12.1960Last in Service
9.7.1962Condemned - 877,000 miles
30.5.1963Preserved at Elizabeth West shopping centre.
2.9.1981Sold to A.R.H.S. and transfered to Dry Creek
23.7.1995Re-entered service.

F 252

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Perry Engineering Co." for the South Australian Railways.

7.7.1922Entered service - Builder Perry Engineering Co.
1957Last in Service
20.5.1957Condemned at Islington Works
3.1958Cut up at Islington.

F 253

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Perry Engineering Co." for the South Australian Railways.

15.8.1922Entered service - Builder Perry Engineering Co.
9.1967Last in Service
7.9.1967Condemned at Islington Works
6.4.1968Cut up at Islington.

F 254

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Perry Engineering Co." for the South Australian Railways.

8.9.1922Entered service - Builder Perry Engineering Co.
16.6.1950Converted to oil burner
16.6.1950Heating coil fitted
10.1956Last in Service
27.12.1956Condemned at Islington Works
4.1958Cut up at Islington.
24<sup>th</sup> November 1995,Port Dock - F 255

F 255

F-class 4-6-2 broad gauge tank steam locomotive built by "Perry Engineering Co." for the South Australian Railways.

6.10.1922Entered service - Builder Perry Engineering Co.
9.12.1949Converted to oil burner
9.12.1949Heating coil fitted
27.2.1967Converted to Coal Burner
4.1967Last in Service
19.4.1967Preserved at Mile End Railway Museum.
21.8.1969Condemned
2.10.1988Transfered to Port Dock Station Railway Museum.