126 relations: Alfred de Glehn, Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, Atlantic City, New Jersey, August von Borries, Austria, Austria-Hungary, Austrian Northwestern Railway, B&O Railroad Museum, Baldwin Locomotive Works, Bank engine, Bavarian S 2/5, Bluebell Railway, Boat train, Bogie, Bressingham Steam and Gardens, Canadian Pacific Railway, Cape Colony, Cape Government Railways, Central Railroad of New Jersey, CGR 4th Class 4-4-2, Chicago and North Western Transportation Company, Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad, Compound locomotive, Cylinder (locomotive), D. E. Marsh, Didcot Railway Centre, Driving wheel, England, Firebox (steam engine), GCR Class 9K, GCR Classes 8D and 8E, George Jackson Churchward, GNR Class C1 (large boiler), GNR Class C1 (small boiler), GNR Class C2, Grand Duchy of Baden State Railway, Great Central Railway, Great Northern Railway (Great Britain), Great Western Railway, GWR 102 La France, GWR 2221 Class, GWR 2900 Class, GWR 4000 Class, Hanomag, Henry Ivatt, Hiawatha (train), Hinkley Locomotive Works, Hungarian State Railways, Imperial Royal Austrian State Railways, Japanese Government Railways, ..., John Aspinall (engineer), John Cockerill (company), John G. Robinson, Joseph Anton von Maffei, Kimberley, Northern Cape, L&YR Class 7, L. B. Billinton, Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, LB&SCR H1 class, LB&SCR H2 class, LB&SCR I1 class, LB&SCR I2 class, LB&SCR I3 class, Leading wheel, LNWR Precursor Tank Class, London and North Western Railway, London and South Western Railway, London, Brighton and South Coast Railway, London, Tilbury and Southend Railway, LSWR 415 class, LT&SR 1 Class, LT&SR 37 Class, LT&SR 51 Class, LT&SR 79 Class, Milwaukee Road class A, Museum of Transportation, Nasmyth, Gaskell and Company, National Railway Company of Belgium, National Railway Museum, NBR H class, Norfolk, North British Railway, North Eastern Railway (United Kingdom), Ostend, Otto Kuhler, Palatinate Railway, Palatine P 3.1, Pennsylvania Railroad, Pennsylvania Railroad class E6, Prussian S 9, Prussian state railways, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Reading Company, Royal Bavarian State Railways, Royal Saxon State Railways, Saxon X V, Seraing, Sharp, Stewart and Company, SNCB Type 12, Southern Pacific Transportation Company, Steam locomotive, Superheater, Tank locomotive, Tender (rail), Traction (engineering), Tractive force, Trailing wheel, Train, Travel Town Museum, United Kingdom, Valve gear, Vauclain compound, Vincent Raven, Wheel arrangement, Whyte notation, Wilhelm Schmidt (engineer), William Adams (locomotive engineer), William P. Reid, Wilson Worsdell, World War I, York, 2-4-2, 4-4-0, 4-4-4, 4-6-0, 4-6-2. Expand index (76 more) » « Shrink index
Alfred George de Glehn (15 September 1848 – 8 June 1936) was a notable English-born French designer of steam locomotives and an engineer with the Société Alsacienne de Constructions Mécaniques (SACM).
The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, often referred to as the Santa Fe or AT&SF, was one of the larger railroads in the United States.
Atlantic City is a resort city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, known for its casinos, boardwalk, and beaches.
August Friedrich Wilhelm von Borries (27 January 1852 – 14 February 1906) was one of Germany's most influential railway engineers, who was primarily concerned with developments in steam locomotives.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.
The Austrian Northwestern Railway (German: Österreichische Nordwestbahn, ÖNWB, Czech: Rakouská severozápadní dráha) was the name of a former railway company during the time of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy.
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.
A bank engine (United Kingdom/Australia) (colloquially a banker) or helper engine or pusher engine (North America) is a railway locomotive that temporarily assists a train that requires additional power or traction to climb a gradient (or bank).
The Class S 2/5 express locomotives of the Royal Bavarian State Railways (Königlich Bayerische Staats-Eisenbahnen) were the first steam engines in Germany to be built with full-length bar frames (durchgehendem Barrenrahmen).
The Bluebell Railway is a heritage line almost entirely in West Sussex in England, except for Sheffield Park which is in East Sussex.
A boat train is a passenger train operating to a port for the specific purpose of making connection with a passenger ship, such as a ferry or ocean liner.
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.
Bressingham Steam & Gardens is a steam museum and gardens located at Bressingham (adjacent to a Wyevale garden centre), west of Diss in Norfolk, England.
The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), also known formerly as CP Rail between 1968 and 1996, is a historic Canadian Class I railroad incorporated in 1881.
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.
The Central Railroad of New Jersey, also known as the Jersey Central or Jersey Central Lines, was a Class I railroad with origins in the 1830s.
The Cape Government Railways 4th Class 4-4-2 of 1897 was a South African steam locomotive from the pre-Union era in the Cape of Good Hope.
The Chicago and North Western Transportation Company was a Class I railroad in the Midwestern United States.
The Chicago, Milwaukee, St.
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.
Cylinders were an important structural part of the steam engines which powered locomotives.
Douglas Earle Marsh (1862–1933) was the Locomotive, Carriage and Wagon Superintendent of the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway from November 1904 until his early retirement on health grounds in July 1911.
Didcot Railway Centre is a former Great Western Railway engine-shed and locomotive stabling point located in Didcot, Oxfordshire, England, which today has been converted into a railway museum and preservation engineering site.
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).
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
In a steam engine, the firebox is the area where the fuel is burned, producing heat to boil the water in the boiler.
The Great Central Railway 9K and 9L classes were two related classes of 4-4-2T Atlantic steam locomotives.
GCR Classes 8D and 8E were two pairs of three-cylinder compound steam locomotives of the 4-4-2 wheel arrangement built in 1905 and 1906 for the Great Central Railway.
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 Great Northern Railway (GNR) Class C1 is a type of 4-4-2 steam locomotive.
The Great Northern Railway (GNR) Small Boiler Class C1 is a class of steam locomotive, the first 4-4-2 or Atlantic type in Great Britain.
The Great Northern Railway class C2 locomotives were a class of 4-4-2 tank locomotives built by the Great Northern Railway (GNR) between 1898 and 1907. They were used on local and commuter passenger trains in Yorkshire and North London. They were withdrawn between 1937 and 1958.
The Grand Duchy of Baden was an independent state in what is now southwestern Germany until the creation of the German Empire in 1871.
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.
La France, number 102, was a locomotive of the Great Western Railway.
The Great Western Railway (GWR) 2221 Class or County Tank was a class of 4-4-2T steam locomotive, effectively a tank engine version of the 3800 "County" Class 4-4-0 tender locomotives.
The Great Western Railway 2900 or Saint Class incorporated several series of 2-cylinder passenger steam locomotives designed by George Jackson Churchward and built between 1902 and 1913 with differences in the dimensions.
The Great Western Railway 4000 or Star were a class of 4-cylinder 4-6-0 Ten Wheeler passenger steam locomotives designed by George Jackson Churchward for the Great Western Railway (GWR) in 1906.
Hanomag (Hannoversche Maschinenbau AG) was a German producer of steam locomotives, tractors, trucks and military vehicles in Hanover.
Henry Alfred Ivatt (16 September 1851 – 25 October 1923) was born in Wentworth, Cambridgeshire, England, and was educated at Liverpool College.
The Hiawathas were a fleet of named passenger trains operated by the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad (also known as the Milwaukee Road) between Chicago and various destinations in the Midwest and Western United States.
Hinkley Locomotive Works was a steam locomotive manufacturer based in Boston, Massachusetts in the 19th century.
Hungarian State Railways (Magyar Államvasutak, MÁV) is the Hungarian national railway company, with divisions "MÁV START Zrt." (passenger transport), "MÁV-Gépészet Zrt." (maintenance) and "MÁV-Trakció Zrt.". The "MÁV Cargo Zrt" (freight transport) was sold to Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) in 2007.
The Imperial-Royal State Railways (k.k. Staatsbahnen, abbr. kkStB, also: k.k. österreichische Staatsbahnen) was the state railway organisation in the Cisleithanian (Austrian) part of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy.
The Japanese Government Railways (JGR) was the national railway system directly operated by the central government of Japan until 1949.
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.
The John Cockerill Company was a Belgian iron, steel, and manufacturing company based in Seraing in the region of Liège.
John George Robinson CBE, (30 July 1856 – 7 December 1943) was chief mechanical engineer of the Great Central Railway from 1900 to 1922.
Joseph Anton von Maffei (4 September 1790 – 1 September 1870) was a German industrialist.
Kimberley is the capital and largest city of the Northern Cape Province of South Africa.
The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (L&YR) Class 7 was a class of Atlantic passenger steam locomotives to the design of John Aspinall.
Lawson Butzkopfski (or Boskovsky) Billinton (4 February 1882 – 19 November 1954) was the Locomotive Engineer of the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway from 1912 until the company became part of the Southern Railway in 1923.
The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (L&YR) was a major British railway company before the 1923 Grouping.
The London, Brighton and South Coast Railway H1 class was a class of 4-4-2 steam locomotives for express passenger work.
The London, Brighton and South Coast Railway H2 class was a class of 4-4-2 steam locomotives for express passenger work.
The LB&SCR I1 class was a class of 4-4-2 steam tank locomotives designed by D. E. Marsh for suburban passenger service on the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway.
The LBSCR I2 class was a class of 4-4-2 steam tank locomotives designed by D. E. Marsh for suburban passenger service on the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway.
The LB&SCR I3 class was a class of 4-4-2 steam tank locomotives designed by D. E. Marsh for suburban passenger service on the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway.
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 London and North Western Railway (LNWR) Precursor Tank Class was a class of 4-4-2 tank steam locomotives.
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, Brighton and South Coast Railway (LB&SCR; known also as "the Brighton line", "the Brighton Railway" or the Brighton) was a railway company in the United Kingdom from 1846 to 1922.
The London, Tilbury and Southend Railway (LTSR), also known as Essex Thameside, is a commuter railway line on the British railway system which connects Fenchurch Street station in central London with destinations in east London and Essex, including,,,, Tilbury, Southend and.
The LSWR 415 class is a steam tank locomotive of 4-4-2T wheel arrangement, with the trailing wheels forming the basis of its "Radial Tank" moniker.
The London, Tilbury and Southend Railway 1 class was a class of 4-4-2T suburban tank engines.
The LTSR 37 class was a class of 4-4-2T suburban tank engines built for the London, Tilbury and Southend Railway in 1897–98.
The London, Tilbury and Southend Railway 51 class was a class of 4-4-2T steam locomotives.
The London, Tilbury and Southend Railway (LTSR) 79 Class is a class of 4-4-2T suburban tank engines.
The Milwaukee Road Class A was a class of high-speed, streamlined 4-4-2 "Atlantic" type steam locomotives built by the American Locomotive Company in 1935-37 to haul the Milwaukee Road’s Hiawatha express passenger trains.
The National Museum of Transportation (NMOT) is a private, 42-acre transportation museum in Kirkwood, Missouri, outside St.
Nasmyth, Gaskell and Company, originally called The Bridgewater Foundry, specialised in the production of heavy machine tools and 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 North British Atlantic, later known as NBR Class H, and then as LNER Class C11 was a class of 4-4-2 steam locomotive of the North British Railway.
Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England.
The North British Railway was a British railway company, based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
The North Eastern Railway (NER) was an English railway company.
Ostend (Oostende, or; Ostende; Ostende) is a Belgian coastal city and municipality, located in the province of West Flanders.
Otto August Kuhler (July 31, 1894 – August 5, 1977) was an American designer, one of the best known industrial designers of the American railroads.
The Palatinate Railway or Pfalzbahn was an early German railway company in the period of the German Empire prior to the First World War.
The German steam locomotives of Palatine Class P 3.1 were operated by the Palatinate Railway and were the first engines in Germany with a 4-4-2 (Atlantic) wheel arrangement.
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.
Class E6 on the Pennsylvania Railroad was the final type of 4-4-2 "Atlantic" locomotive built by the railroad, and second only to the Milwaukee Road's streamlined class A in size, speed and power.
The Prussian S 9 was an express steam locomotive with the Prussian state railways, first built in 1908.
The term Prussian state railways (German: Preußische Staatseisenbahnen) encompasses those railway organisations that were owned or managed by the State of Prussia.
The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is a railroad museum in Strasburg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
The Reading Company was a company that was involved in the railroad industry in southeast Pennsylvania and neighboring states from 1924 until 1976.
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.
The Royal Saxon State Railways (Königlich Sächsische Staatseisenbahnen) were the state-owned railways operating in the Kingdom of Saxony from 1869 to 1918.
The Royal Saxon State Railways designated four-coupled, Atlantic (4-4-2) express locomotives as Class X \textstyle \mathfrak and the Deutsche Reichsbahn subsequently grouped these locomotives into DRG Class 14.2 in 1925.
Seraing is a Walloon municipality of Belgium in Province of Liege.
Sharp, Stewart and Company was a steam locomotive manufacturer, initially based in Manchester, England.
The NMBS/SNCB Type 12 was a class of steam locomotives built in 1938–1939 for the fast lightweight Ostend boat trains operated by the National Railway Company of Belgium.
The Southern Pacific (or Espee from the railroad initials- SP) was an American Class I railroad network that existed from 1865 to 1998 that operated in the Western United States.
A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.
A superheater is a device used to convert saturated steam or wet steam into superheated steam or dry steam.
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.
A tender or coal-car is a special rail vehicle hauled by a steam locomotive containing its fuel (wood, coal, or oil) and water.
Traction, or tractive force, is the force used to generate motion between a body and a tangential surface, through the use of dry friction, though the use of shear force of the surface is also commonly used.
As used in mechanical engineering, the term tractive force can either refer to the total traction a vehicle exerts on a surface, or the amount of the total traction that is parallel to the direction of motion.
On a steam locomotive, a trailing wheel or trailing axle is generally an unpowered wheel or axle (wheelset) located behind the driving wheels.
A train is a form of transport consisting of a series of connected vehicles that generally runs along a rail track to transport cargo or passengers.
Travel Town Museum is a railway museum dedicated on December 14, 1952, and located in the northwest corner of Los Angeles, California's Griffith Park.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The valve gear of a steam engine is the mechanism that operates the inlet and exhaust valves to admit steam into the cylinder and allow exhaust steam to escape, respectively, at the correct points in the cycle.
The Vauclain compound was a type of compound steam locomotive that was briefly popular around 1900.
Sir Vincent Litchfield Raven, KBE (3 December 1859 – 14 February 1934) was chief mechanical engineer of the North Eastern Railway from 1910 to 1922.
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.
Wilhelm Schmidt, known as Hot Steam Schmidt (German: Heißdampf-Schmidt) (1858–1924) was a German engineer and inventor who achieved the breakthrough in the development of superheated steam technology for steam engines.
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 Paton Reid (8 September 1854 – 2 February 1932) was apprenticed to the Cowlairs railway works of the North British Railway in 1879 and was Locomotive Superintendent from 1903-1919.
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.
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.
York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.
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.
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, 4-4-4 represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles, and four trailing wheels on two axles.
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.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles and two trailing wheels on one axle.