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Articulated locomotive

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The term "articulated locomotive" usually means a steam locomotive with one or more engine units which can move independent of the main frame. [1]

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Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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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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Bissel truck

A Bissel truck (also: Bissell truck or Bissel bogie) is a single-axled bogie which pivots towards the centre of a steam locomotive to enable it to negotiate curves more easily.

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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.

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Climax locomotive

A Climax locomotive is a type of geared steam locomotive in which the two steam cylinders are attached to a transmission located under the center of the boiler.

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Compound engine

A compound engine is an engine that has more than one stage for recovering energy from the same working fluid, with the exhaust from the first stage passing through the second stage, and in some cases then on to another subsequent stage or even stages.

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Crocodile (locomotive)

Crocodile (German Krokodil) electric locomotives are so called because they have long "noses" at each end, reminiscent of the snout of a crocodile (see also Steeplecab).

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DRG Class E 94

The DRG Class E94 is an electric heavy freight locomotive built for Deutsche Reichsbahn from 1940, with the bulk of deliveries taking place in that year.

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Du Bousquet locomotive

The du Bousquet locomotive was an unusual design of articulated steam locomotive invented by French locomotive designer Gaston du Bousquet.

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Electric locomotive

An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electricity from overhead lines, a third rail or on-board energy storage such as a battery or a supercapacitor.

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Engerth locomotive

The Engerth locomotive was a type of early articulated steam locomotive designed by Wilhelm Freiherr von Engerth for use on the Semmering Railway in Austria.

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English Electric

The English Electric Company Limited was a British industrial manufacturer formed after the armistice of World War I at the end of 1918.

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Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Fairlie locomotive

A Fairlie is a type of articulated steam locomotive that has the driving wheels on bogies.

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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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Forest railway

A forest railway, forest tram, timber line, logging railway or logging railroad is a mode of railway transport which is used for forestry tasks, primarily the transportation of felled logs to sawmills or railway stations.

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FS Class E.656

The Class E.656 is an Italian articulated rheostatic-type electric locomotive built from 1975 to 1989.

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A Garratt (often referred to as a Beyer Garratt) is a type of steam locomotive that is articulated into three parts.

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Gölsdorf axle

The Gölsdorf axle system is used on railway Gölsdorf locomotives to achieve quiet running and low wear-and-tear when negotiating curves.

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Geared steam locomotive

A geared steam locomotive is a type of steam locomotive which uses gearing, usually reduction gearing, in the drivetrain, as opposed to the common directly driven design.

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Golwé locomotive

Golwé locomotive for the Ivory Coast The Golwé was a type of articulated steam locomotive manufactured in Belgium for use in French West African colonies.

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Heisler locomotive

The Heisler locomotive was the last variant of the three major types of geared steam locomotive Charles L. Heisler receiving a patent for the design in 1892, following the construction of a prototype in 1891.

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Industrial railway

An industrial railway is a type of railway (usually private) that is not available for public transportation and is used exclusively to serve a particular industrial, logistics or a military site.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Jacobs bogie

Jacobs bogies (named after Wilhelm Jakobs,, 1858–1942, a German mechanical railway engineer) are a type of rail vehicle bogie commonly found on articulated railcars and tramway vehicles.

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Klien-Lindner axle

The Klien-Lindner axle (German: Klien-Lindner-Hohlachse) is a special type of hollow driving axle on steam locomotives that enable better curve running due to its ability to slide transversely.

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Krauss-Helmholtz bogie

A Krauss-Helmholtz bogie (Krauss-Helmholtz-Lenkgestell) is a mechanism used on steam locomotives and some electric locomotives to improve curve running.

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Luttermöller axle

A Luttermöller axle is an unusual steam locomotives component.

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Mallet locomotive

The Mallet locomotive is a type of articulated steam railway locomotive, invented by the Swiss engineer Anatole Mallet (1837–1919).

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Maschinenfabrik Christian Hagans

Maschinenfabrik Christian Hagans (Christian Hagans Engineering Works) was a German locomotive manufacturer founded on 1 July 1857 in Erfurt, Germany, by Christian Hagans.

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Mason Bogie

The Mason Bogie is a type of articulated steam locomotive suited for sharp curves and uneven track, once commonly used on narrow gauge lines in the United States.

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Meyer locomotive

A Meyer locomotive is a type of articulated locomotive.

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Milwaukee Road class EP-2

The Milwaukee Road's class EP-2 comprised five electric locomotives built by General Electric in 1919.

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Mountain railway

A mountain railway is a railway that operates in a mountainous region.

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Narrow-gauge railway

A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.

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New Zealand EW class locomotive

The New Zealand EW class locomotive was a class of electric locomotive used in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Prussian T 13

The Prussian T 13 was a series of tank locomotives built in large numbers for the various German state railways, notably the Prussian state railways, and the Deutsche Reichsbahn during the early part of the 20th century.

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Rhaetian Railway Ge 6/6 II

The Rhaetian Railway Ge 6/6 II is a class of heavy metre gauge electric locomotives operated by the Rhaetian Railway (RhB), which is the main railway network in the Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland.

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Shay locomotive

The Shay locomotive was the most widely used geared steam locomotive.

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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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Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Union Pacific Big Boy

The American Locomotive Company 4000-class 4-8-8-4 locomotive, popularly named Big Boy, is an articulated, coal or oil-fired, steam locomotive manufactured between 1941 and 1944 and operated by the Union Pacific Railroad until 1959.

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United Kingdom

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.

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United States

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.

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Wheelset (rail transport)

A wheelset is the wheel - axle assembly of a railroad car.

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The 2-6-6-6 (in Whyte notation) is an articulated locomotive type with 2 leading wheels, two sets of six driving wheels and six trailing wheels. Only two classes of the 2-6-6-6 type were built.

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A 4-8-8-4 in the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, is a locomotive with a four-wheel leading truck, two sets of eight driving wheels, and a four-wheel trailing truck.

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