124 relations: American Locomotive Company, Arizona Railway Museum, Ath, Axle, B&O Railroad Museum, Baldwin Locomotive Works, Ballarat, Baltimore, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, Beyer, Peacock and Company, Black River and Western Railroad, Bogie, British Columbia, Brooks Locomotive Works, Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway, Canadian Locomotive Company, Canadian Pacific 2-8-0 N-2-a, b, and c, Cape Government Railways, Chandler, Arizona, Clyde Engineering, Commonwealth Railways, Compound locomotive, Dübs and Company, Denderleeuw, Deutsche Reichsbahn, Driving wheel, Erie Railroad, Esox, Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, GCR Class 8K, George Whale, German South West Africa, GNR Class O2, Great Central Railway, Great Northern Railway (Great Britain), Great Western Railway, Great Western Railway of Colorado, GWR 2800 Class, GWR 2884 Class, Haapamäki, John G. Robinson, Junction City, Oregon, Kettle Valley Steam Railway, Kitson and Company, Korean State Railway, Lapinlahti, Länderbahnen, Leading wheel, Lehigh and Mahanoy Railroad, LMS Stanier Class 8F, ..., Lokomo, London and North Western Railway, London, Midland and Scottish Railway, Midland Railway of Western Australia, Minister of Munitions, Montreal Locomotive Works, National Railway Company of Belgium, National Railway Museum, National Register of Historic Places, Närpes, Neilson and Company, New South Wales, New South Wales Government Railways, New Zealand Railways Department, Nigel Gresley, North British Locomotive Company, NZR O class, NZR OA class, NZR OB class, NZR OC class, Orenstein & Koppel, Pennsylvania Railroad, Philadelphia, Phoenix Foundry, Railway Operating Division, ROD 2-8-0, Royal Engineers, S&DJR 7F 2-8-0, Schenectady Locomotive Works, Shildon, Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway, South African Class 8X 2-8-0, South African Class 8Y 2-8-0, South African Class 8Z 2-8-0, South African Class Experimental 2 2-8-0, South African Class Experimental 3 2-8-0, South Maitland Railway, South West African 2-8-0, South West African 2-8-0T, Southern Transcon, Steam locomotive, Stephenson valve gear, Superheated steam, Tampella, Toijala, Trailing wheel, Trans-Australian Railway, Transportation Corps, Turkish State Railways, United States Army Transportation Corps class S160, Vauclain compound, Victoria (Australia), Victorian Railways, Victorian Railways C class, Victorian Railways J class, Victorian Railways K class, Victorian Railways V class, VR Class Tk3, War Department (United Kingdom), WD Austerity 2-8-0, Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company, Wellington–Manawatu Line, Western Maryland Railway, Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, Wheel arrangement, Whyte notation, Wickenburg, Arizona, William Stanier, Ylivieska, 0-8-0, 2-6-0, 4-4-0, 4-8-0, 5 ft 3 in gauge railways. Expand index (74 more) » « Shrink index
The American Locomotive Company, often shortened to ALCO, ALCo or Alco, designed, built and sold steam locomotives, diesel-electric locomotives, diesel engines and generators, specialized forgings, high quality steel, armed tanks and automobiles and produced nuclear energy.
The Arizona Railway Museum is a railroad museum located in Chandler, Arizona.
Ath (Aat, Picard: Ât) is a Belgian municipality located in the Walloon province of Hainaut.
An axle is a central shaft for a rotating wheel or gear.
The B&O Railroad Museum is a museum exhibiting historic railroad equipment in Baltimore, Maryland, originally named the Baltimore & Ohio Transportation Museum when it opened on July 4, 1953.
The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American manufacturer of railroad locomotives from 1825 to 1956.
Ballarat is a city located on the Yarrowee River in the Central Highlands of Victoria, Australia.
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was the first common carrier railroad and the oldest railroad in the United States, with its first section opening in 1830.
Beyer, Peacock and Company was an English railway locomotive manufacturer with a factory in Gorton, Manchester.
The Black River and Western Railroad is a short-line railroad operating in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, between Flemington and Ringoes.
A bogie (in some senses called a truck in North American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheelsets, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles.
British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.
The Brooks Locomotive Works manufactured steam railroad locomotives and freight cars from 1869 through its merger into the American Locomotive Company (ALCO) in 1901.
The Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway was one of the more than ten thousand railroad companies founded in North America.
The Canadian Locomotive Company, commonly referred to as CLC, was a Canadian manufacturer of railway locomotives located in Kingston, Ontario.
Canadian Pacific Railway N-2-a, b, and c class locomotives were a class of 182 2-8-0 or Consolidation type locomotives built by Montreal Locomotive Works in 1912-1914.
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.
Chandler is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, and a prominent suburb of the Phoenix, Arizona, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).
Clyde Engineering was an Australian manufacturer of locomotives, rolling stock, and other industrial products.
The Commonwealth Railways were established in 1917 by the Government of Australia with the Commonwealth Railways Act to administer the Trans-Australia and Port Augusta to Darwin railways.
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.
Dübs & Co. was a locomotive manufacturer in Glasgow, Scotland, founded by Henry Dübs in 1863 and based at the Queens Park Works in Polmadie.
Denderleeuw is a municipality located in the Belgian province of East Flanders in the Denderstreek.
The Deutsche Reichsbahn, also known as the German National Railway, the German State Railway, German Reich Railway, and the German Imperial Railway, was the name of the German national railway system created after the end of World War I from the regional railways of the individual states of the German Empire.
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).
The Erie Railroad was a railroad that operated in the northeastern United States, originally connecting New York City — more specifically Jersey City, New Jersey, where Erie's former terminal, long demolished, used to stand — with Lake Erie.
Esox is a genus of freshwater fish, the only living genus in the family Esocidae—the esocids which were endemic to North America and Eurasia during the Paleogene through present.
Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane S.p.A. (previously Ferrovie dello Stato, FS) (in English Italian State Railways) is a state-owned holding company that manages infrastructure and services on the Italian rail network.
The Great Central Railway (GCR) Class 8K 2-8-0 is a class of steam locomotive designed for heavy freight.
George Whale (7 December 1842 – 7 March 1910) was a British locomotive engineer who was born in Bocking, Essex, and educated in Lewisham.
German South West Africa (Deutsch-Südwestafrika) was a colony of the German Empire from 1884 until 1919.
The Great Northern Railway (GNR) Class O2 was a class of three-cylinder 2-8-0 steam locomotives designed by Nigel Gresley for freight work and built by the GNR from 1921.
The Great Central Railway (GCR) in England came into being when the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway changed its name in 1897 in anticipation of the opening in 1899 of its London Extension (see Great Central Main Line).
The Great Northern Railway (GNR) was a British railway company established by the Great Northern Railway Act of 1846.
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.
The Great Western Railway of Colorado operates about of track in Colorado and interchanges with the Union Pacific Railroad as well as the BNSF Railway.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) 2800 Class is a class of steam locomotive.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) 2884 Class is a class of 2-8-0 steam locomotive.
Haapamäki is a village in the municipality of Keuruu, Finland.
John George Robinson CBE, (30 July 1856 – 7 December 1943) was chief mechanical engineer of the Great Central Railway from 1900 to 1922.
Junction City is a city in Lane County, Oregon, United States.
The Kettle Valley Steam Railway is a heritage railway near Summerland, British Columbia.
Kitson and Company was a locomotive manufacturer based in Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
The Korean State Railway (조선민주주의인민공화국 철도, Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk Ch'ŏldo, commonly called 국철, Kukch'ŏl, "State Rail") is the operating arm of the Ministry of Railways of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and has its headquarters at P'yŏngyang.
Lapinlahti (Lapinlax) is a municipality of Finland.
The Länderbahnen (singular: Länderbahn) were the various state railways of the German Empire in the period from about 1840 to 1920, when they were merged into the Deutsche Reichsbahn after the First World War.
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.
The Lehigh and Mahanoy Railroad, originally the Quakake Railroad (pronounced quake-ache), was an independently financed railroad planned and built at almost the same time as the Lehigh Valley Railroad (LVRR), when in part, some of its backers were also of the backers (and perhaps officers) of the Lehigh Valley Railroad.
The London Midland and Scottish Railway's 8F class 2-8-0 heavy freight locomotive is a class of steam locomotive designed for hauling heavy freight. 852 were built between 1935 and 1946 (not all to LMS order), as a freight version of William Stanier's successful Black Five, and the class saw extensive service overseas during and after the Second World War.
Oy Lokomo Ab was a Finnish manufacturer of railroad equipment and steam locomotives, situated in Tampere, Finland.
The London and North Western Railway (LNWR, L&NWR) was a British railway company between 1846 and 1922.
The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS)It has been argued that the initials LMSR should be used to be consistent with LNER, GWR and SR.
The Midland Railway of Western Australia (MRWA) was a railway company that built and operated the Midland line in Western Australia.
The Minister of Munitions was a British government position created during the First World War to oversee and co-ordinate the production and distribution of munitions for the war effort.
Montreal Locomotive Works (MLW) was a Canadian railway locomotive manufacturer which existed under several names from 1883 to 1985, producing both steam and diesel locomotives.
NMBS/SNCB (Nationale Maatschappij der Belgische Spoorwegen, Société nationale des chemins de fer belges, Nationale Gesellschaft der Belgischen Eisenbahnen) is the national railway company of Belgium.
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.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.
Närpes (Närpiö) is a town and municipality of Finland.
Neilson and Company was a locomotive manufacturer in Glasgow, Scotland.
New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
The New South Wales Government Railways (NSWGR) was the agency of the Government of New South Wales that administered rail transport in New South Wales, Australia, between 1855 and 1932.
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.
Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley (19 June 1876 – 5 April 1941) was one of Britain's most famous steam locomotive engineers, who rose to become Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER).
The North British Locomotive Company (NBL, NB Loco or North British) was created in 1903 through the merger of three Glasgow locomotive manufacturing companies; Sharp, Stewart and Company (Atlas Works), Neilson, Reid and Company (Hyde Park Works) and Dübs and Company (Queens Park Works), creating the largest locomotive manufacturing company in Europe and the British Empire.
The O class consisted of six steam locomotives that operated on New Zealand's national rail network.
The OA class is a solitary steam locomotive built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works for the Wellington and Manawatu Railway (WMR) in New Zealand.
The OB class was the first class of steam locomotives constructed by the Baldwin Locomotive Works for the Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company (WMR) in New Zealand.
The OC class, built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works for the Wellington and Manawatu Railway (WMR) in New Zealand, consists of a solitary steam locomotive.
Orenstein & Koppel (normally abbreviated to "O&K") was a major German engineering company specialising in railway vehicles, escalators, and heavy equipment.
The Pennsylvania Railroad (or Pennsylvania Railroad Company and also known as the "Pennsy") was an American Class I railroad that was established in 1846 and was headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
The Phoenix Foundry was a company that built steam locomotives and other industrial machinery in the city of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.
The Railway Operating Division (ROD) was a division of the Royal Engineers formed in 1915 to operate railways in the many theatres of the First World War.
The Railway Operating Division (ROD) ROD 2-8-0 is a type of 2-8-0 steam locomotive which was the standard heavy freight locomotive operated in Europe by the ROD during the First World War.
The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.
The Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway (S&DJR) 7F 2-8-0 is a class of steam locomotive designed for hauling heavy coal and goods trains.
The Schenectady Locomotive Works built railroad locomotives from its founding in 1848 through its merger into American Locomotive Company (Alco) in 1901.
Shildon is a town in County Durham, in England.
The Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway – almost always referred to as "the S&D" – was an English railway line connecting Bath in north east Somerset and Bournemouth now in south east Dorset but then in Hampshire, with a branch from Evercreech Junction to Burnham-on-Sea and Bridgwater.
The South African Railways Class 8X 2-8-0 of 1901 was a steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
The South African Railways Class 8Y 2-8-0 of 1903 was a steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
The South African Railways Class 8Z 2-8-0 of 1904 was a steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
The South African Railways Class Experimental 2 2-8-0 of 1902 was a steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
The South African Railways Class Experimental 3 2-8-0 of 1903 was a steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
The South Maitland Railway was once an extensive network of privately owned colliery and passenger railway lines which served the South Maitland coalfields in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia and were the second last system in Australia to use steam haulage, having used steam locomotives until 1983.
The South West African 2-8-0 of 1911 was a steam locomotive from the German South West Africa era.
The South West African 2-8-0T of 1907 was a steam locomotive from the German South West Africa era.
The Southern Transcon is a railroad corridor between Southern California and Chicago, Illinois and serves as a BNSF Railway main line made up of 11 rail lines between Southern California and Chicago.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
The Stephenson valve gear or Stephenson link or shifting link is a simple design of valve gear that was widely used throughout the world for all kinds of steam engines.
Superheated steam is a steam at a temperature higher than its vaporization (boiling) point at the absolute pressure where the temperature is measured.
Oy Tampella Ab was a Finnish heavy industry manufacturer, a maker of paper machines, locomotives, military weaponry, as well as wood-based products such as packaging.
Toijala is a former town and municipality of Finland, located some south of Tampere.
On a steam locomotive, a trailing wheel or trailing axle is generally an unpowered wheel or axle (wheelset) located behind the driving wheels.
The Trans-Australian Railway crosses the Nullarbor Plain of Australia from Port Augusta in South Australia to Kalgoorlie in Western Australia.
The Transportation Corps was established 31 July 1942 by Executive Order 9082.
The State Railways of the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Devlet Demiryolları), abbreviated as TCDD, is a government-owned national railway company responsible with the ownership and maintenance of railway infrastructure in Turkey, as well as the planning and construction of new lines.
The United States Army Transportation Corps S160 Class is a class of 2-8-0 Consolidation steam locomotive designed for use in Europe during World War II for heavy freight work.
The Vauclain compound was a type of compound steam locomotive that was briefly popular around 1900.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.
The Victorian Railways operated in the Australian state of Victoria from 1859 to 1983.
The C class was a mainline goods locomotive of the 2-8-0 'Consolidation' type that ran on the Victorian Railways between 1918 and 1962.
The Victorian Railways J class was a branch line steam locomotive operated by the Victorian Railways (VR) between 1954 and 1972.
The K class was a branch line steam locomotive that ran on Victorian Railways from 1922 to 1979.
The Victorian Railways V Class is a steam locomotive, used on the Victorian Railways in the period 1900-1930.
The Finnish VR Class Tk3 (original classification 'K5') was a 2-8-0 light freight locomotive.
The War Department was the United Kingdom government department responsible for the supply of equipment to the armed forces of the United Kingdom and the pursuance of military activity.
The War Department (WD) "Austerity" 2-8-0 is a type of heavy freight steam locomotive that was introduced in 1943 for war service.
| The Wellington and Manawatu Railway Company (WMR or W&MR) was a private railway company that built, owned and operated the Wellington-Manawatu railway line between Thorndon in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, and Longburn, near Palmerston North in the Manawatu, between 1881 and 1908, when it was acquired by the New Zealand Government Railways.
The Wellington and Manawatu Line is an unofficial name for the section of New Zealand's North Island Main Trunk Railway between Wellington and Palmerston North.
The Western Maryland Railway was an American Class I railroad (1852–1983) which operated in Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad (WMSR) is a heritage railroad based in Cumberland, Maryland.
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.
Wickenburg is a town primarily located in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with a portion in neighboring Yavapai County.
Sir William Arthur Stanier, FRS (27 May 1876 – 27 September 1965) was Chief Mechanical Engineer of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.
Ylivieska is a town and municipality of Northern Ostrobothnia region, Finland.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles and no trailing wheels.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, usually in a leading truck, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles and no trailing wheels.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, represents the arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, usually in a leading bogie, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles, and no trailing wheels.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, usually in a leading truck or bogie, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles and no trailing wheels.
Railways with track gauge of are broad gauge railways, currently in use in Australia, Brazil, Ireland and Northern Ireland.