Santa Fe 3463 is a member of the 3460-class of locomotives, of which numbers 3460-3465 were manufactured by the Baldwin Locomotive Works to ATSF specifications in 1937. The following are comparative technical specifications of 3463 as compared to other, operational steam locomotives in service today.
|CATEGORY||ATSF 3415||CP 2816||ATSF 3463||NKP 765||MILW 261||ATSF 3751|
|Service||Passenger||Passenger||Passenger||Fast Freight||Dual Service||Passenger|
|Year Built (Rebuilt)||1919 (1936)||1929||1937||1944||1944||1927 (1941)|
|Tractive Force, lbs.||41,424||45,254||55,000*||64,135||62,120||65,981|
|Weight in Working Order, lbs.||338,900||351,200||412,380||428,500||460,000||478,100|
|Length, Wheelbase, locomotive & tender, ft.-in.||83-10||80-6||88-8||87-9||95-6||94-10|
|Boiler Pressure, lbs. (Designed)||220||275||300 (310)||245||250||230|
|Firebox Grate Area, sq. ft.||67||80||99||90||96||108|
|Engine (Bore x Stroke), in.||25 x 28||22x30||23.5 x 29.5||25 x 34||26 x 32||30 x 30|
|Driving-wheel Tread Diameter, in.||79||75||84||69||74||80|
* Calculated tractive effort is 49,300, but measured was higher due to use of roller bearings.
ATSF 3415 - Operated by the Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad
CPR 2816 - Owned and Operated by Canadian Pacific Railway, Ltd.
NKP 765 - Operated by the Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society
MILW 261 - Owned and Operated by the Friends of the 261
ATSF 3751 - Owned and Operated by the San Bernardino Railroad Historical Society