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2-4-2

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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 two trailing wheels on one axle. [1]

40 relations: Baldwin Locomotive Works, Driving wheel, Enclave and exclave, Finland, Francis Webb (engineer), German South West Africa, Great Eastern Railway, John Aspinall (engineer), Kerr, Stuart and Company, Kingston Flyer, L&YR Class 5, Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, Leading wheel, Lionel Corporation, Locomotives of the London and North Western Railway, London and North Western Railway, Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway, National Railway Museum, New Zealand Railways Department, North Eastern Railway (United Kingdom), NZR K class (1877), Raahe, Robert Sinclair (locomotive engineer), Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works, Sammy the Shunter, St Helens and Runcorn Gap Railway, Steam locomotive, Tank locomotive, Tender (rail), The Little Engine That Could (1991 film), The Railway Series, Trailing wheel, VR (company), Walvis Bay, Walvis Bay 2-4-2T Hope, Wheel arrangement, Whyte notation, World's Columbian Exposition, York, 2-4-0.

Baldwin Locomotive Works

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

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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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Enclave and exclave

An enclave is a territory, or a part of a territory, that is entirely surrounded by the territory of one other state.

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Finland

Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.

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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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German South West Africa

German South West Africa (Deutsch-Südwestafrika) was a colony of the German Empire from 1884 until 1919.

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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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John Aspinall (engineer)

Sir John Audley Frederick Aspinall (25 August 1851 – 19 January 1937) was a British mechanical engineer who served as Locomotive Superintendent of the Great Southern and Western and Lancashire and Yorkshire Railways.

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Kerr, Stuart and Company

Kerr, Stuart and Company Ltd was a locomotive manufacturer from Stoke-on-Trent, England.

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Kingston Flyer

The Kingston Flyer is a vintage steam train in the South Island of New Zealand at the southern end of Lake Wakatipu.

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L&YR Class 5

The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Class 5 and Class 6 were two related classes of 2-4-2T steam locomotives.

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Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway

The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (L&YR) was a major British railway company before the 1923 Grouping.

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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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Lionel Corporation

Lionel Corporation was an American toy manufacturer and retailer that was in business from 1900 to 1995.

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Locomotives of the London and North Western Railway

Locomotives of the London and North Western Railway.

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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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Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway

The Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway (MS&LR) was formed by amalgamation in 1847.

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National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum (NRM) is a museum in York forming part of the British Science Museum Group of National Museums and telling the story of rail transport in Britain and its impact on society.

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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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NZR K class (1877)

The NZR K class of 1877 was the first example of American-built locomotives to be used on New Zealand's railways.

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Raahe

Raahe (Brahestad) is a town and municipality of Finland.

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Robert Sinclair (locomotive engineer)

Robert Sinclair (1817–1898) was born in London but came from a Caithness family.

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Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works

Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works was a 19th-century manufacturer of railroad steam locomotives based in Paterson, in Passaic County, New Jersey, in the United States.

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Sammy the Shunter

Sammy the Shunter is a fictitious steam locomotive created by Eileen Gibb, featuring in a series of children's books published in the 1940s and 1950s.

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St Helens and Runcorn Gap Railway

St Helens and Runcorn Gap Railway, later known as St Helens Railway, was an early railway company in Lancashire, England, which opened in 1833.

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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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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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The Little Engine That Could (1991 film)

The Little Engine that Could is a 1991 animated direct-to-video short film directed by Dave Edwards and co-produced by Edwards and Mike Young, animated at Kalato Animation in Wales and co-financed by Universal Studios through their MCA/Universal Home Video arm and S4C, Wales' dedicated Welsh-language channel.

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The Railway Series

The Railway Series is a set of story books about a railway system located on the fictional Island of Sodor.

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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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VR (company)

VR (formally VR Group) is a government-owned railway company in Finland.

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Walvis Bay

Walvis Bay (Afrikaans Walvisbaai, German Walfischbucht or Walfischbai, all meaning "Whale Bay") is a city in Namibia and the name of the bay on which it lies.

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Walvis Bay 2-4-2T Hope

The Walvis Bay 2-4-2T Hope of 1899 was a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.

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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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World's Columbian Exposition

The World's Columbian Exposition (the official shortened name for the World's Fair: Columbian Exposition, also known as the Chicago World's Fair and Chicago Columbian Exposition) was a world's fair held in Chicago in 1893 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World in 1492.

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York

York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.

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2-4-0

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.

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References

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

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