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Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles and no trailing wheels. [1]

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Alexander Allan (locomotive engineer)

Alexander Allan was a Scottish mechanical engineer.

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Baldwin Locomotive Works

The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American manufacturer of railroad locomotives from 1825 to 1956.

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Bavarian B V

The Bavarian B V (Bayerische B V) steam engines were early German 2-4-0 locomotives of the Royal Bavarian State Railways (Königlich Bayerische Staats-Eisenbahnen).

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Bavarian B VI

The Bavarian B VI steam engines were locomotives with the Royal Bavarian State Railways (Königlich Bayerische Staatsbahn).

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Beyer, Peacock and Company

Beyer, Peacock and Company was an English railway locomotive manufacturer with a factory in Gorton, Manchester.

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Birmingham and Gloucester Railway

The Birmingham and Gloucester Railway was a railway route linking the cities in its name; it opened in stages in 1840, using a terminus at Camp Hill in Birmingham.

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Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 456,000.

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C. Hamilton Ellis

Cuthbert (Chip) Hamilton Ellis (29 June 1909 – 29 June 1987) was an English railway writer and painter.

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Cape Colony

The Cape of Good Hope, also known as the Cape Colony (Kaapkolonie), was a British colony in present-day South Africa, named after the Cape of Good Hope.

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Cape Government Railways

The Cape Government Railways (CGR) was the government-owned railway operator in the Cape Colony from 1874 until the creation of the South African Railways (SAR) in 1910.

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Cape Town Railway & Dock 2-4-0T

The Cape Town Railway & Dock 2-4-0T of 1864 was a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.

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Cedar Point

Cedar Point is a amusement park located on a Lake Erie peninsula in Sandusky, Ohio.

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Cedar Point & Lake Erie Railroad

The Cedar Point & Lake Erie Railroad is a narrow gauge passenger railroad at the Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio.

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Chemnitz, known from 1953 to 1990 as Karl-Marx-Stadt, is the third-largest city in the Free State of Saxony, Germany.

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Crewe type (locomotive)

The Crewe type locomotive was a series of designs of steam locomotive by Alexander Allan and William Buddicom during the 1840s.

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Cylinder (locomotive)

Cylinders were an important structural part of the steam engines which powered locomotives.

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Daniel Gooch

Sir Daniel Gooch, 1st Baronet (24 August 1816 – 15 October 1889) was an English railway locomotive and transatlantic cable engineer and Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1865 to 1885.

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Davenport Locomotive Works

The Davenport Locomotive Works, of Davenport, Iowa, USA was formed as the W W Whitehead Company in 1901.

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Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

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Driving wheel

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).

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Fenton, Murray and Jackson

Fenton, Murray and Jackson was an engineering company at the Round Foundry off Water Lane in Holbeck, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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Firebox (steam engine)

In a steam engine, the firebox is the area where the fuel is burned, producing heat to boil the water in the boiler.

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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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Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg Friedrich-Franz Railway

The Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg Friedrich-Franz Railway (Großherzoglich Mecklenburgische Friedrich-Franz-Eisenbahn or M.F.F.E.) was the state railway company in Mecklenburg-Schwerin and Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

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Great Eastern Railway

The Great Eastern Railway (GER) was a pre-grouping British railway company, whose main line linked London Liverpool Street to Norwich and which had other lines through East Anglia.

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Great Northern Railway (Great Britain)

The Great Northern Railway (GNR) was a British railway company established by the Great Northern Railway Act of 1846.

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Great Western Railway

The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the south-west and west of England, the Midlands, and most of Wales.

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GWR Leo Class

The Great Western Railway Leo Class 2-4-0 was a class of broad gauge steam locomotives for goods train work.

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H.K. Porter, Inc.

H.K. Porter, Inc. (Porter) manufactured light-duty railroad locomotives in the US, starting in 1866.

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Hawthorn Leslie and Company


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James Holden (locomotive engineer)

James Holden (26 July 1837 – 29 May 1925) was an English locomotive engineer.

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John Hawkshaw

Sir John Hawkshaw FRS FRSE MICE (9 April 1811 – 2 June 1891), was an English civil engineer.

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Joseph Armstrong (engineer)

Joseph Armstrong (born Bewcastle, Cumberland, 21 September 1816, died Matlock Bath 5 June 1877) was a British locomotive engineer and the second locomotive superintendent of the Great Western Railway.

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Joseph Hamilton Beattie

Joseph Hamilton Beattie (1808-1871) was a locomotive engineer with the London and South Western Railway.

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Lake Erie

Lake Erie is the fourth-largest lake (by surface area) of the five Great Lakes in North America, and the eleventh-largest globally if measured in terms of surface area.

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Leading wheel

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.

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Liverpool and Manchester Railway

The Liverpool and Manchester Railway (L&MR) was a railway opened on 15 September 1830 between the Lancashire towns of Liverpool and Manchester in England.

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LNWR Improved Precedent Class

The London and North Western Railway (LNWR) Improved Precedent class or Renewed Precedent class is a class of 2-4-0 steam locomotive originally designed for express passenger work.

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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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London and South Western Railway

The London and South Western Railway (LSWR) was a railway company in England from 1838 to 1922.

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LSWR 0298 Class

The London and South Western Railway (LSWR) 0298 Class or Beattie Well Tank is a class of British steam locomotive.

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March Engineering

March Engineering was a Formula One constructor and manufacturer of customer racing cars from the United Kingdom.

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Matthew Kirtley

Matthew Kirtley (6 February 181324 May 1873) was born at Tanfield, Durham.

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Mecklenburg III

The Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg Friedrich-Franz Railway grouped early, 2-4-0, passenger train locomotives from the Friedrich-Franz Railway into its Class III.

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Midland Railway

The Midland Railway (MR) was a railway company in the United Kingdom from 1844 to 1922, when it became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.

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Mixed-traffic locomotive

A mixed-traffic locomotive is one designed to be capable of hauling both passenger trains and freight trains.

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Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.

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New Zealand Railways Department

The New Zealand Railways Department, NZR or NZGR (New Zealand Government Railways) and often known as the "Railways", was a government department charged with owning and maintaining New Zealand's railway infrastructure and operating the railway system.

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North Eastern Railway (United Kingdom)

The North Eastern Railway (NER) was an English railway company.

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North Midland Railway

The North Midland Railway was a British railway company, which opened its line from Derby to Rotherham (Masbrough) and Leeds in 1840.

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Nuremberg Transport Museum

The Nuremberg Transport Museum (Verkehrsmuseum Nürnberg) is based in Nuremberg, Germany, and consists of the Deutsche Bahn's own DB Museum and the Museum of Communications (Museum für Kommunikation).

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Orient Express

The Orient Express was a long-distance passenger train service created in 1883 by Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits (CIWL).

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Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Prussian P 2

The Prussian Class P 2 consisted of various types of early, passenger train, steam locomotive operated by the Prussian state railways.

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Prussian state railways

The term Prussian state railways (German: Preußische Staatseisenbahnen) encompasses those railway organisations that were owned or managed by the State of Prussia.

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Race to the North

The Race to the North was the name given by the press to occasions in two summers of the late 19th century when British passenger trains belonging to different companies would literally race each other from London to Scotland over the two principal rail trunk routes connecting the English capital city to Scotland – the West Coast Main Line which runs from London Euston via Crewe and Carlisle and the East Coast Main Line route from London King's Cross via York and Newcastle.

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Richard Hartmann

Richard Hartmann (8 November 1809 – 16 December 1878) was a German engineering manufacturer.

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Rothwell, Hick and Rothwell

Rothwell, Hick and Rothwell was an engineering company in Bolton, England.

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Royal Bavarian State Railways

As a nation-state, Germany did not come into being until the creation of the German Empire in 1871 from the various German-speaking states such as Prussia, Bavaria, Saxony, Baden and Württemberg.

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Salt River, Cape Town

Salt River is a suburb of Cape Town, located near Table Bay, to the east of Cape Town's central business district.

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Sandusky, Ohio

Sandusky is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Erie County.

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Standard-gauge railway

A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.

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Steam locomotive

A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.

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Swedish State Railways

The Swedish State Railways (Statens Järnvägar) or SJ, originally the Royal Railway Board (Kungl.), was the former government agency responsible for operating the state railways in Sweden.

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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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Tender (rail)

A tender or coal-car is a special rail vehicle hauled by a steam locomotive containing its fuel (wood, coal, or oil) and water.

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Trailing wheel

On a steam locomotive, a trailing wheel or trailing axle is generally an unpowered wheel or axle (wheelset) located behind the driving wheels.

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Virginia and Truckee Railroad

The Virginia and Truckee Railroad is a privately owned historical heritage railroad, headquartered in Virginia City, Nevada in the United States.

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Vulcan Iron Works

Vulcan Iron Works was the name of several iron foundries in both England and the United States during the Industrial Revolution and, in one case, lasting until the mid-20th century.

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Wheel arrangement

In rail transport, a wheel arrangement or wheel configuration is a system of classifying the way in which wheels are distributed under a locomotive.

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Whyte notation

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.

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Wynberg, Cape Town

Wynberg is a southern suburb of the City of Cape Town in Western Cape, South Africa.

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Under Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 2-2-0 represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, two powered driving wheels on one axle, and no trailing wheels.

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Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 2-2-2 represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, two powered driving wheels on one axle, and two trailing wheels on one axle.

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3 ft 6 in gauge railways

Railways with a track gauge of were first constructed as horse-drawn wagonways.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2-4-0

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