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Mallet locomotive

The Mallet Locomotive is a type of articulated steam railway locomotive, invented by the Swiss engineer Anatole Mallet (1837 - 1919). [1]

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Alfred de Glehn

Alfred George de Glehn (1848 – 8 June 1936) was a notable English-born French designer of steam locomotives and an engineer with the Société Alsacienne de Constructions Mécaniques (SACM).

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Anatole Mallet

Jules T. Anatole Mallet (23 May 1837 – 10 October 1919) was a Swiss mechanical engineer, who was the inventor of the first successful compound system for a railway steam locomotive, patented in 1874.

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Articulated locomotive

Articulated locomotive usually means a steam locomotive with one or more engine units which can move independent of the main frame.

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Asia

Asia is the Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres.

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Auckland

Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest and most populous urban area in the country.

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Axle load

The axle load of a wheeled vehicle is the total weight felt by the roadway for all wheels connected to a given axle.

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Bissel truck

A Bissel truck (also: Bissell truck or Bissel bogie) is a single-axled bogie which pivots towards the centre of a steam locomotive to enable it to negotiate curves more easily.

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Black Hills Central Railroad

The Black Hills Central Railroad is a heritage railroad that operates in South Dakota, United States.

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Bogie

A bogie (in some senses called a truck in American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheels, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles.

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Compound steam engine

A compound steam engine unit is a type of steam engine where steam is expanded in two or more stages.

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Cutoff (steam engine)

In a steam engine, cutoff is the point in the piston stroke at which the inlet valve is closed.

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Fairlie locomotive

A Fairlie is a type of articulated steam locomotive that has the driving wheels on bogies.

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Francis Webb (engineer)

Francis William Webb (21 May 1836–4 June 1906) was a British engineer responsible for the design and manufacture of locomotives for the London and North Western Railway (LNWR).

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Garratt

A Garratt is a type of steam locomotive that is articulated into three parts.

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Glenbrook Vintage Railway

The Glenbrook Vintage Railway (GVR) is a heritage steam railway in Glenbrook, New Zealand.

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Harz Narrow Gauge Railways

The Harz Narrow Gauge Railways (German: Harzer Schmalspurbahnen) or HSB is a network of metre gauge railways in the Harz mountains, in central Germany (formerly East Germany).

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Indonesia

Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.

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Japan

Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.

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Jädraås

Jädraås is a locality situated in Ockelbo Municipality, Gävleborg County, Sweden with 220 inhabitants in 2010.

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Jonathan Hornblower

Jonathan Hornblower (Chacewater, 5 July 1753 – Penryn, 23 February 1815) was a British pioneer of steam power.

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Loading gauge

A loading gauge defines the maximum height and width for railway vehicles and their loads to ensure safe passage through bridges, tunnels and other structures.

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London and North Western Railway

The London and North Western Railway (LNWR, L&NWR) was a British railway company between 1846 and 1922.

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Maffei (company)

Maffei was a manufacturer of railway locomotives based in Munich, Germany.

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Meyer locomotive

A Meyer locomotive is a type of articulated locomotive.

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Northwest Railway Museum

The Northwest Railway Museum is a railroad museum in Snoqualmie, King County, Washington.

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Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha is the largest city in the state of Nebraska, United States, and is the county seat of Douglas County.

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Oxymoron

An oxymoron (usual plural oxymorons, less commonly the Latin-style oxymora) is a figure of speech that juxtaposes elements that appear to be contradictory.

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Piston valve (steam engine)

Piston valves are one form of valve used to control the flow of steam within a steam engine or locomotive.

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Railway Museum (Netherlands)

The Railway Museum (Dutch: Spoorwegmuseum) in Utrecht is the Dutch national railway museum.

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Railway turntable

In rail terminology, a railway turntable or wheelhouse is a device for turning railroad rolling stock, usually locomotives, so that they can be moved back in the direction from which they came.

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Rhaetian Railway G 2/2+2/3

The Rhaetian Railway G 2/2+2/3, was a two-member class of metre gauge Mallet-type steam locomotives manufactured by SLM in Winterthur, Switzerland in 1896, and operated until 1926 by the Rhaetian Railway, in the Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland.

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Slide valve

The slide valve is a rectilinear valve used to control the admission of steam into, and emission of exhaust from, the cylinder of a steam engine.

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Snoqualmie, Washington

Snoqualmie is a city next to Snoqualmie Falls in King County, Washington.

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Standard gauge

The standard gauge (also Stephenson gauge after George Stephenson, International gauge or normal gauge) is a widely used railway track gauge.

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Statfold Barn Railway

The Statfold Barn Railway is a mixed gauge railway of, narrow gauge, and narrow gauge near Tamworth, Staffordshire.

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Superheater

A superheater is a device used to convert saturated steam or wet steam into dry steam used in steam engines or in processes, such as steam reforming.

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Switzerland

Switzerland (Schweiz;Swiss Standard German spelling and pronunciation. The Swiss German name is sometimes spelled as Schwyz or Schwiiz. Schwyz is also the standard German (and international) name of one of the Swiss cantons. Suisse; Svizzera; Svizra or),The latter is the common Sursilvan pronunciation.

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Tank locomotive

A tank locomotive or tank engine is a steam locomotive that carries its water in one or more on-board water tanks, instead of a more traditional tender.

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Union Pacific Big Boy

Big Boy is the popular name of the American Locomotive Company 4000-class 4-8-8-4 articulated, coal-fired, steam locomotives manufactured between 1941 and 1944 and operated by the Union Pacific Railroad until 1959.

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Welsh Highland Railway

The Welsh Highland Railway (WHR) or Rheilffordd Eryri is a long, restored narrow gauge heritage railway in the Welsh county of Gwynedd, operating from Caernarfon to Porthmadog, and passing through a number of popular tourist destinations including Beddgelert and the Aberglaslyn Pass.

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0-4-4-2

In Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, an 0-4-4-2 is a locomotive that has no leading wheels, two sets of four driving wheels and two trailing wheels.

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5 ft and 1520 mm gauge railways

Railways with a railway track gauge of were first constructed in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mallet_locomotive

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