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Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.
The term "articulated locomotive" usually means a steam locomotive with one or more engine units which can move independent of the main frame.
Australian Railway History is a monthly magazine covering railway history in Australia published by the New South Wales Division of the Australian Railway Historical Society on behalf of its seven state and territory Divisions.
The axle load of a wheeled vehicle is the total weight felt by the roadway for all wheels connected to a given axle.
The Belgian Congo (Congo Belge,; Belgisch-Congo) was a Belgian colony in Central Africa between 1908 and 1960 in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Beyer, Peacock and Company was an English railway locomotive manufacturer with a factory in Gorton, Manchester.
A boiler is a closed vessel in which fluid (generally water) is heated.
Bressingham Steam & Gardens is a steam museum and gardens located at Bressingham (adjacent to a Wyevale garden centre), west of Diss in Norfolk, England.
The cab, crew compartment or driver's compartment of a locomotive, or a self-propelled rail vehicle, is the part housing the train driver or engineer, the fireman or driver's assistant (secondman) (if any), and the controls necessary for the locomotive's, or self-propelled rail vehicle's, operation.
A compound locomotive is a steam locomotive which is powered by a compound engine, a type of steam engine where steam is expanded in two or more stages.
The DHR D Class was a gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotive used on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) in West Bengal, India.
On a steam locomotive, a driving wheel is a powered wheel which is driven by the locomotive's pistons (or turbine, in the case of a steam turbine locomotive).
A Garratt (often referred to as a Beyer Garratt) is a type of steam locomotive that is articulated into three parts.
The leading wheel or leading axle or pilot wheel of a steam locomotive is an unpowered wheel or axle located in front of the driving wheels.
Livio Dante Porta (21 March 1922 – 10 June 2003) was an Argentine steam locomotive engineer.
The Mallet locomotive is a type of articulated steam railway locomotive, invented by the Swiss engineer Anatole Mallet (1837–1919).
A Meyer locomotive is a type of articulated locomotive.
Port Shepstone is a town situated on the mouth of the largest river on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, the Mzimkulu River (the great home of all rivers). It is located between Hibberdene and Margate and is located 120 km south of Durban.
The Southern Fuegian Railway (Ferrocarril Austral Fueguino (FCAF)) or the Train of the End of the World (El Tren del Fin del Mundo) is a gauge steam railway in Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
The Tasmanian Government Railways (TGR) was the former operator of the mainline railways in Tasmania, Australia.
The Tasmanian Government Railways K class was a class of 0-4-0+0-4-0 Garratt steam locomotives operated by the Tasmanian Government Railways.
On a steam locomotive, a trailing wheel or trailing axle is generally an unpowered wheel or axle (wheelset) located behind the driving wheels.
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.
In rail transport, a wheel arrangement or wheel configuration is a system of classifying the way in which wheels are distributed under a locomotive.
The Whyte notation for classifying steam locomotives by wheel arrangement was devised by Frederick Methvan Whyte, and came into use in the early twentieth century following a December 1900 editorial in American Engineer and Railroad Journal.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents one of the simplest possible types, that with two axles and four coupled wheels, all of which are driven.
In the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotive wheel arrangement, a 0-4-4-0 is a locomotive with no leading truck, two sets of four driving wheels, and no trailing truck.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, is an articulated locomotive, usually of the Garratt type.