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Broad Gauge Gc-class 4-4-0 tank locomotive

Gc 160

The South Australian Railways broad gauge Gc class was acquired upon takeover of the Glenelg Railway Company by the South Australian Railways.

Builder:Robert Stephenson & Co. - Newcastle on Tyne, England
Number in Class:1
Wheel Arrangement:4-4-0 tank (2′B T)
Driving Wheel Diameter:4 ft. 0 in.
-Position on frame:Outside
-Diameter x stroke:13 in. x 18 in.
Heating Surface:Tubes:368.9 square feet
Coal Capacity:16½ cwt
Weight in Working Order:24 tons

Gc 160

"Robert Stephenson & Co. - Newcastle on Tyne, England" built 4-4-0 tank type broad gauge steam locomotive.

1879Entered service on Adelaide Glenelg & Suburban Railway Company as "No.6". Built by Robert Stephenson & Co., builders No.2380. [nrm]
11.1881Sold to Glenelg Railway Company, became their "No.6". [nrm]
16.12.1899Entered service as "Gc 160" on South Australian Railways following purchase of Glenelg Railway Company. [nrm]
26.7.1905Condemned [nrm]