QJ (China) Gas Fired Ceramic Burner

QJ (China) Gas Fired Ceramic Burner
$5,600.00 (inc GST)
Gauge 1
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Background

The QJ was designed in 1956 and is the most powerful steam locomotive In China. Production of the QJ ceased in 1988 with a total of 4707 units having been made.

Some of the QJs were sold to America Railroad Development Corporation: No 6988 and 7081 arrived in USA in June 2006running on the Iowa State Railroad and 7081 was assigned to R J Corman Railroad Group.

Technical

  • Dimensions
    • (LxWxH) 911.9mm x 105.5mm x 149.7mm (six axle tender)
    • 813.2mm x 15.5mm x 149.mm (4 axle tender)
  • Fuel: ceramic burner, butane gas. (or coal fired)
  • Two cylinders, riving wheels: 46.8mm
  • Minimum radius: 2 meters
  • Boiler working pressure: 60psi

Features

  • This model has 60%-100% larger drawbar pull than any other similar Gauge 1 live steam locomotive.
  • Running time is 70 minutes.
  • Boiler has 5 inside fore tubes and burner can be viewed from firebox window.
  • Working whistle
  • Radio control fitted.
  • Double safety valve 60psi-75psi
  • Axle pump and hand pump.

The QJ model won the prize for having the greatest drawbar at the International Small Scale Steam Up at Diamondhead USA 2015