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The term "articulated locomotive" usually means a steam locomotive with one or more engine units which can move independent of the main frame.
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).
Kitson and Company was a locomotive manufacturer based in Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
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.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
The Transandine Railway (Ferrocarril Trasandino) was a combined rack (Abt system) and adhesion railway which operated from Mendoza in Argentina, across the Andes mountain range via the Uspallata Pass, to Santa Rosa de Los Andes in Chile, a distance of 248 km.
The UIC classification of locomotive axle arrangements, sometimes known as German classificationThe Railway Data File.
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.