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The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
An amusement park is a park that features various attractions, such as rides and games, as well as other events for entertainment purposes.
The Avonside Engine Company was a locomotive manufacturer in Avon Street, St. Philip's, Bristol, England between 1864 and 1934.
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.
Bay Lake is a city in Orange County, Florida, United States.
The Best Friend of Charleston was a steam-powered railroad locomotive.
Beyer, Peacock and Company was an English railway locomotive manufacturer with a factory in Gorton, Manchester.
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.
A boiler is a closed vessel in which fluid (generally water) is heated.
With railways, a break of gauge occurs where a line of one gauge meets a line of a different gauge.
The Bristol & Exeter Railway (B&ER) was an English railway company formed to connect Bristol and Exeter.
The 26 Bristol and Exeter Railway 4-4-0ST locomotives were broad gauge 4-4-0 saddle tank steam locomotives.
A broad-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge broader than the standard-gauge railways.
Brush Traction is a manufacturer and maintainer of railway locomotives, part of Wabtec Corporation, based at Loughborough in Leicestershire, England, and situated alongside the Midland Main railway line.
Busch Gardens is the name of two amusement parks in the United States, owned and operated by SeaWorld Entertainment.
The Caledonian Railway (CR) was a major Scottish railway company.
The Caledonian Railway 721 Class (known as the "Dunalastair" class) was a class of 4-4-0 steam locomotives designed by John F. McIntosh for the Caledonian Railway (CR) and introduced in 1896.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
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.
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.
Cape Town (Kaapstad,; Xhosa: iKapa) is a coastal city in South Africa.
Carson City, officially the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City, is an independent city and the capital of the US state of Nevada, named after the mountain man Kit Carson.
The Central Pacific Railroad (CPRR) was a rail route between California and Utah built eastwards from the West Coast in the 1860s, to complete the western part of the "First Transcontinental Railroad" in North America.
The Cape Government Railways 1st Class 4-4-0 of 1879 was a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
The Cape Government Railways 1st Class of 1875 was a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
The Cape Government Railways 1st Class of 1881 was a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
The Cape Government Railways 2nd Class 4-4-0T of 1882 was a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
The Cape Government Railways 3rd Class 4-4-0 of 1883 was a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
The Cape Government Railways 3rd Class 4-4-0 of 1884 was a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
The Cape Government Railways 3rd Class 4-4-0 of 1889 was a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
The Cape Government Railways 3rd Class 4-4-0 of 1898 was a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
The Cape Government Railways 3rd Class 4-4-0 of 1901 was a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
The Cape Government Railways 3rd Class 4-4-0 of 1903 was a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
Chinhoyi, known until 1982 as Sinoia, is a town in Zimbabwe.
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.
A connecting rod is a shaft which connects a piston to a crank or crankshaft in a reciprocating engine.
The Cooke Locomotive and Machine Works, located in Paterson, New Jersey, manufactured steam railroad locomotives from 1852 until it was merged with seven other manufacturers to form American Locomotive Company (ALCO) in 1901.
Crown Metal Products was a manufacturer of steam locomotives based in Wyano, Pennsylvania founded by Ken Williams in 1959.
A cylinder is the central working part of a reciprocating engine or pump, the space in which a piston travels.
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.
Dübs & Co. was a locomotive manufacturer in Glasgow, Scotland, founded by Henry Dübs in 1863 and based at the Queens Park Works in Polmadie.
Dearborn is a city in the State of Michigan.
A derailment occurs when a vehicle such as a train runs off its rails.
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).
Dugald Drummond (1 January 1840 – 8 November 1912) was a Scottish steam locomotive engineer.
East London is a city on the southeast coast of South Africa in the Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality of the Eastern Cape province.
The Empire State Express was one of the named passenger trains and onetime flagship of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad (a predecessor of the later New York Central Railroad).
Engineers, as practitioners of engineering, are people who invent, design, analyze, build, and test machines, systems, structures and materials to fulfill objectives and requirements while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost.
The Eureka is a privately owned steam locomotive in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Express trains (also sometimes referred to as fast trains, though this is a relative term, usually meaning "faster than some other trains on the line in question") are a form of rail service.
Ferrocarriles Unidos de Yucatán was a narrow gauge railroad that operated in the state of Yucatán in Mexico.
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.
The Finnish Railway Museum (Suomen Rautatiemuseo) is located in Hyvinkää, Finland.
The Finnish Steam Locomotive Class A5 was a class of two locomotives, being the first class of locomotive manufactured in Finland.
The First Transcontinental Railroad (also called the Great Transcontinental Railroad, known originally as the "Pacific Railroad" and later as the "Overland Route") was a continuous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 that connected the existing eastern U.S. rail network at Omaha, Nebraska/Council Bluffs, Iowa with the Pacific coast at the Oakland Long Wharf on San Francisco Bay.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
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).
Gawler is the first country town on the Australian mainland in the state of South Australia, and is named after the second Governor (British Vice-Regal representative) of the colony of South Australia, George Gawler.
The Great Central Railway Class 11F or Improved Director Class is a class of 4-4-0 steam locomotive designed by John G. Robinson for passenger work.
George Jackson Churchward (31 January 1857 – 19 December 1933) was chief mechanical engineer of the Great Western Railway (GWR) in the United Kingdom from 1902 to 1922.
The GER Classes S46, D56 and H88 (classified Classes D14, D15, and D16 by the London and North Eastern Railway) were three classes of similar 4-4-0 steam locomotive designed by James Holden (S46 and D56) and A. J. Hill (H88) for the Great Eastern Railway.
German South West Africa (Deutsch-Südwestafrika) was a colony of the German Empire from 1884 until 1919.
The golden spike (also known as The Last Spike) is the ceremonial 17.6-karat gold final spike driven by Leland Stanford to join the rails of the First Transcontinental Railroad across the United States connecting the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads on May 10, 1869, at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory.
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 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.
The Great Locomotive Chase or Andrews' Raid was a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862, in northern Georgia during the American Civil War.
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 GWR 3700 Class steam locomotive No.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) Bogie Class 4-4-0ST were broad gauge steam locomotives for passenger train work.
The Great Western Railway Waverley Class were 4-4-0 broad gauge steam locomotives for express passenger train work.
The Hanko–Hyvinkää Railroad, 1872–1875 (Hangö–Hyvinge Järnväg), was Finland's first privately funded railway.
Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is a zoo in Omaha, Nebraska, located at 3701 South 10th Street.
Henry Roe Campbell (September 9, 1807 – February 6, 1879) was a prominent American surveyor and civil engineer.
The Highland Railway O Class locomotives were built as 2-4-0T tank engines, but were soon rebuilt as 4-4-0Ts.
The Highland Railway P class was a group of five 4-4-0 tank steam locomotives built in 1891 and 1893 by Dübs and Company of Glasgow.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
James Martin & Co was an Australian engineering company which progressed from making agricultural equipment to making railway locomotives.
John Farquharson McIntosh (1846-1918) was a Scottish engineer.
John Lambie was a Scottish engineer.
The Jupiter (officially known as Central Pacific Railroad #60) was a 4-4-0 steam locomotive which made history as one of the two locomotives (the other being the Union Pacific ''No. 119'') to meet at Promontory Summit during the Golden Spike ceremony commemorating the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad.
Kings Island is a amusement park located northeast of Cincinnati in Mason, Ohio.
Kitson and Company was a locomotive manufacturer based in Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
The Kowie Railway 4-4-0T of 1882 was a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
KwaZulu-Natal (also referred to as KZN and known as "the garden province") is a province of South Africa that was created in 1994 when the Zulu bantustan of KwaZulu ("Place of the Zulu" in Zulu) and Natal Province were merged.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
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.
Live steam is steam under pressure, obtained by heating water in a boiler.
The London Midland and Scottish Railway Class 2P 4-4-0 was a class of steam locomotive designed for light passenger work.
The London, Midland and Scottish Railway Compound 4-4-0 was a class of steam locomotive designed for passenger work.
The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) D49 Class is a class of 4-4-0 steam locomotives designed by Nigel Gresley.
The London and North Western Railway (LNWR) Precursor Class, the second to be known by that name, was a class of 4-4-0 steam locomotives.
A locomotive frame is the structure that forms the backbone of the railway locomotive, giving it strength and supporting the superstructure elements such as a cab, boiler or bodywork.
The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) was the second largest (after LMS) of the "Big Four" railway companies created by the Railways Act 1921 in Britain.
The London and North Western Railway (LNWR, L&NWR) was a British railway company between 1846 and 1922.
The London and South Western Railway (LSWR) was a railway company in England from 1838 to 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 LSWR 46 Class was a class of 4-4-0 passenger tank locomotive designed by William Adams for the London and South Western Railway.
The London and South Western Railway T9 class was a class of 66 4-4-0 steam locomotive designed for express passenger work by Dugald Drummond and introduced to services on the LSWR in 1899.
Magic Kingdom is a theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando.
Manitoba is a province at the longitudinal centre of Canada.
Marshallton is an unincorporated community in Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware, United States.
The Metropolitan Railway (also known as the Met) was a passenger and goods railway that served London from 1863 to 1933, its main line heading north-west from the capital's financial heart in the City to what were to become the Middlesex suburbs.
The Metropolitan Railway A Class and B Class were 4-4-0T condensing steam locomotives built for the Metropolitan Railway by Beyer Peacock, first used in 1864.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
The Midland line is a 212 km section of railway between Rolleston and Greymouth in the South Island of New Zealand.
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.
Midland Railway 1000 Class is a class of 4-4-0 steam locomotive designed for passenger work.
The Midland Railway 483 Class 4-4-0 was a class of steam locomotive designed by Samuel W. Johnson for passenger work on the Midland Railway.
Minden is an unincorporated town in Douglas County, Nevada, United States.
A mixed-traffic locomotive is one designed to be capable of hauling both passenger trains and freight trains.
Mount Edgecombe is a gated community in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, situated just north of Durban, which forms part of eThekwini, the Greater Durban Metropolitan.
Mozambique, officially the Republic of Mozambique (Moçambique or República de Moçambique) is a country in Southeast Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and Swaziland and South Africa to the southwest.
A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.
Nasmyth, Gaskell and Company, originally called The Bridgewater Foundry, specialised in the production of heavy machine tools and locomotives.
The Natal Government Railways (NGR) was formed in January 1877 in the Colony of Natal.
The Natal Railway 4-4-0T Perseverance of 1876 was a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Colony of Natal.
Neilson and Company was a locomotive manufacturer in Glasgow, Scotland.
Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.
The Nevada State Railroad Museum, located in Carson City, Nevada, preserves the railroad heritage of Nevada, including locomotives and cars of the famous Virginia and Truckee Railroad.
Neverland Valley Ranch (renamed Sycamore Valley Ranch), by William Etling (author of Sideways in Neverland: Life in the Santa Ynez Valley), EdHat.com, 2009.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
New York Central and Hudson River Railroad No.
The New Zealand Midland Railway Company partially constructed the Midland line between Christchurch and Greymouth and the Nelson railway in the South Island.
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 Norris Locomotive Works was a steam locomotive manufacturing company based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, that produced nearly one thousand railroad engines between 1832 and 1866.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
The North British Railway was a British railway company, based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The North Eastern Railway (NER) was an English railway company.
The North London Railway (NLR) company had lines connecting the north of London to the East and West India Docks in the east of the city.
The NZR LA class was a class of 4-4-0T steam locomotives used by the New Zealand Railways Department and the New Zealand Midland Railway Company.
The Omaha Zoo Railroad, or the OZRR, is the name of a narrow gauge heritage railroad in Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium in Omaha, Nebraska.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.
Orlando is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County.
A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state or intergovernmental organization to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention.
Paterson is the largest city in and the county seat of Passaic County, New Jersey, United States.
The Phoenix Foundry was a company that built steam locomotives and other industrial machinery in the city of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.
A piston is a component of reciprocating engines, reciprocating pumps, gas compressors and pneumatic cylinders, among other similar mechanisms.
Port Elizabeth or The Bay (iBhayi; Die Baai) is one of the largest cities in South Africa; it is situated in the Eastern Cape Province, east of Cape Town.
The Prairie Dog Central Railway is a heritage railway just outside Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Pressure (symbol: p or P) is the force applied perpendicular to the surface of an object per unit area over which that force is distributed.
Promontory is an area of high ground in Box Elder County, Utah, 32 mi (51 km) west of Brigham City and 66 mi (106 km) northwest of Salt Lake City.
Railroad Gazette was a trade journal first published in April 1856 that focused on railroad, transportation and engineering topics.
Richard Mountford Deeley (24 October 1855 – 19 June 1944) was a British engineer, chiefly noted for his five years as Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Midland Railway.
Richard Edward Lloyd Maunsell (pronounced "Mansell") (26 May 1868 – 7 March 1944) held the post of Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the South Eastern and Chatham Railway from 1913 until the 1923 Grouping and then the post of CME of the Southern Railway in England until 1937.
Robert Stephenson and Company was a locomotive manufacturing company founded in 1823.
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.
Samuel Waite Johnson (14 October 1831 – 14 January 1912) was Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Midland Railway from 1873 to 1903.
The Schenectady Locomotive Works built railroad locomotives from its founding in 1848 through its merger into American Locomotive Company (Alco) in 1901.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
The South African Railways Class NG6 4-4-0 of 1895 was an ex-Mozambican narrow-gauge steam locomotive from the Beira Railway era.
The South Devon Railway Company built and operated the railway from Exeter to Plymouth and Torquay in Devon, England.
South Devon Railway locomotives were broad gauge locomotives that operated over the South Devon Railway, Cornwall Railway, and West Cornwall Railway in England.
The South Simcoe Railway is a steam heritage railway in Tottenham, Ontario, north of Toronto.
The Southern Railway (SR), sometimes shortened to 'Southern', was a British railway company established in the 1923 Grouping.
The SR V class, more commonly known as the Schools class, is a class of steam locomotive designed by Richard Maunsell for the Southern Railway.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
The Stockton and Darlington Railway (S&DR) was a railway company that operated in north-east England from 1825 to 1863.
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.
Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known colloquially as Tassie) is an island state of Australia.
A tender or coal-car is a special rail vehicle hauled by a steam locomotive containing its fuel (wood, coal, or oil) and water.
The Donning Company (also known as The Donning Company Publishers) is a specialty book publisher based in Virginia Beach.
Western & Atlantic Railroad #3 General is a 4-4-0 "American" type steam locomotive built in 1855 by the Rogers, Ketchum & Grosvenor in Paterson, New Jersey for the Western & Atlantic Railroad, best known as the engine stolen by Union spies in the Great Locomotive Chase, an attempt to cripple the Confederate rail network during the American Civil War.
Western & Atlantic Railroad #49 "Texas" is a 4-4-0 "American" type steam locomotive built in 1856 for the Western & Atlantic Railroad by Danforth, Cooke & Co., best known as the principal pursuit engine in the Great Locomotive Chase, chasing the ''General'' after the latter was stolen by Union saboteurs in an attempt to ruin the Confederate rail system during the American Civil War.
Thomas Wheatley was born in Micklefield, Leeds in 1821.
Tongaat is a town in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, about north of Durban and south of Stanger.
Tottenham is a community in the town of New Tecumseth, in south-central Ontario, Canada.
The track on a railway or railroad, also known as the permanent way, is the structure consisting of the rails, fasteners, railroad ties (sleepers, British English) and ballast (or slab track), plus the underlying subgrade.
On a steam locomotive, a trailing wheel or trailing axle is generally an unpowered wheel or axle (wheelset) located behind the driving wheels.
Trains is a monthly US magazine dedicated to trains and railroads, and is one of the two flagship publications of Kalmbach Publishing.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The Vale of Neath Railway was a broad gauge railway company, that built a line from Merthyr Tydfil and Aberdare to Neath, in Wales, chiefly to transport the products of the Merthyr iron industries to ports on Swansea Bay.
The nine Vale of Neath Railway 4-4-0ST locomotives were broad gauge 4-4-0 saddle tank steam locomotives.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.
The Virginia and Truckee 18 Dayton is a historic standard gauge steam locomotive.
The Inyo, a 4-4-0 "American", was built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in 1875, and pulled both passenger and freight trains.
The Virginia and Truckee Railroad is a privately owned historical heritage railroad, headquartered in Virginia City, Nevada in the United States.
The Walt Disney World Railroad (WDWRR) is a 3-foot narrow-gauge heritage railroad and attraction located within the Magic Kingdom theme park of Walt Disney World in Bay Lake, Florida, in the United States.
The West Point Foundry was an early ironworks in Cold Spring, New York, that operated from 1817 to 1911.
The Western is a genre of various arts which tell stories set primarily in the later half of the 19th century in the American Old West, often centering on the life of a nomadic cowboy or gunfighter armed with a revolver and a rifle who rides a horse.
Western Australia (abbreviated as WA) is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia.
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.
William Adams (15 October 1823 – 7 August 1904) was the Locomotive Superintendent of the North London Railway from 1858 to 1873; the Great Eastern Railway from 1873 until 1878 and the London and South Western Railway from then until his retirement in 1895.
William Bouch (1813–1876) is famous for the steam locomotives he designed for the Stockton and Darlington Railway.
The Wilmington and Western Railroad is a freight and heritage railroad in northern Delaware, operating over a former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) branch between Wilmington and Hockessin.
Wilson Worsdell (7 September 1850 – 14 April 1920) was an English locomotive engineer who was locomotive superintendent of the North Eastern Railway from 1890 to 1910.
Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
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.
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.
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, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, usually in a leading truck, 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 four leading wheels on two axles, two powered driving wheels on one axle and no trailing wheels.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, represents a configuration of four leading wheels on two axles, usually in a leading bogie with a single pivot point, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles, and two trailing wheels on one axle, usually in a trailing truck which supports part of the weight of the boiler and firebox and gives the class its main improvement over the configuration.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, represents the configuration of four leading wheels on two axles in a leading bogie, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles and no trailing wheels.