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Broad Gauge K-class 0-6-4 tank locomotives

K 34 to 37, 42, 57 to 69

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K34 to K37 K42 K57 to K69

The K-class 0-6-4 tank type locomotives were built as a light line locomotive for general service on the South Australian Railways broad gauge system.

Class:K
Builder:Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England
Introduced:1879
Number in Class:18
Wheel Arrangement:0-6-4 Tank(C2′ T)
Driving Wheel Diameter:4 ft.
Cylinders:Number:2
-Position on frame:Inside
-Diameter x stroke:16½ in. x 20 in.
Heating Surface:Tubes:830.8 square feet
-Firebox:89.4 square feet
-Grate Area:15 square feet
Boiler Pressure:130 lbs p.s.i.
Tractive Effort:12,535 lbs
Coal Capacity:1 ton 18 cwt
Water Capacity:1,060 gallons
Weight in Working Order:42 tons 19 cwt
Maximum Axle Load:8 tons 18 cwt
Overall Length32 ft. 6¼ in.

K 34

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

28.2.1879Entered service as "K 34". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.1824. Arrived ex ship "Ridge Park". [nrm]
8.1889Rebuilt [nrm]
4.1936Condemned [nrm]

K 35

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

22.2.1879Entered service as "K 35". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.1825. Arrived ex ship "Ridge Park". [nrm]
-Loaned to Davies Bailey & Wishart for construction of Nairne Railway [nrm]
8.1893Rebuilt [nrm]
1914Rebuilt again [nrm]
4.1936Condemned [nrm]

K 36

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

26.2.1879Entered service as "K 36". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.1826. Arrived ex ship "Ridge Park". [nrm]
7.1892Rebuilt [nrm]
4.1936Condemned [nrm]

K 37

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

11.9.1879Entered service as "K 37". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.1851. Arrived ex ship "Invercauld". [nrm]
-Loaned to Davies Bailey & Wishart for construction of Nairne Railway [nrm]
4.1936Condemned [nrm]
1942Condemnation cancelled [nrm]
6.1889Rebuilt [nrm]
23.1.1956Condemned [nrm]
3.1956Cut up Islington [nrm]
Adelaide Yard - loco K42

K 42

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

30.10.1880Entered service as "K 42". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.1936. Arrived ex ship "Dunkeld". [nrm]
8.1892Rebuilt [nrm]
30.10.1939Condemned [nrm]
6.1940Sold to Australian Paper Mills, Maryvale, Victoria [nrm]

K 57

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

8.2.1883Entered service as "K 57". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.2246. Arrived ex ship "Rising Star". [nrm]
4.1936Condemned [nrm]

K 58

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

8.2.1883Entered service as "K 58". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.2247. Arrived ex ship "Rising Star". [nrm]
7.1893Rebuilt [nrm]
1914Rebuilt again [nrm]
23.1.1956Condemned [nrm]
4.1956Cut up Islington [nrm]

K 59

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

8.2.1883Entered service as "K 59". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.2248. Arrived ex ship "Rising Star". [nrm]
1903Rebuilt [nrm]
4.1936Condemned [nrm]

K 60

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

1881Built for C.&E. Millar (contractors) in service 1882 [nrm]
12.3.1887Exchanged for SAR narrow gauge W 54 [nrm]
14.6.1887Entered service as "K 60". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.2124. Arrived ex ship "Glandinowing". [nrm]
3.1901Rebuilt [nrm]
25.10.1907Collided with S 131 at Gawler [nrm]
4.1936Condemned [nrm]

K 61

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

10.10.1883Entered service as "K 61". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.2305. Arrived ex ship "Ashmore". [nrm]
6.1892Rebuilt [nrm]
4.1936Condemned [nrm]
1942Condemnation cancelled [nrm]
23.1.1956Condemned [nrm]
3.1956Cut up Islington [nrm]

K 62

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

10.10.1883Entered service as "K 62". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.2306. Arrived ex ship "Ashmore". [nrm]
7.1898Rebuilt [nrm]
4.1936Condemned [nrm]

K 63

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

10.10.1883Entered service as "K 63". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.2307. Arrived ex ship "Ashmore". [nrm]
4.1936Condemned [nrm]

K 64

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

3.11.1884Entered service as "K 64". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.2530. Arrived ex ship "Ashmore". [nrm]
4.1936Condemned [nrm]

K 65

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

5.11.1884Entered service as "K 65". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.2531. Arrived ex ship "Ashmore". [nrm]
3.1898Rebuilt [nrm]
23.1.1956Condemned [nrm]
4.1956Cut up Islington [nrm]

K 66

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

5.1.1885Entered service as "K 66". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.2532. Arrived ex ship "Astracan". [nrm]
4.1936Condemned [nrm]

K 67

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

5.1.1885Entered service as "K 67". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.2533. Arrived ex ship "Astracan". [nrm]
4.1936Condemned [nrm]

K 68

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

13.1.1885Entered service as "K 68". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.2534. Arrived ex ship "Hesperus". [nrm]
4.1901Rebuilt [nrm]
4.1936Condemned [nrm]

K 69

"Beyer Peacock - Manchester, England" built 0-6-4 Tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

19.1.1885Entered service as "K 69". Built by Beyer Peacock, builders No.2535. Arrived ex ship "Hesperus". [nrm]
9.1898Rebuilt [nrm]
4.1936Condemned [nrm]