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Gölsdorf axle

Index Gölsdorf axle

The Gölsdorf axle system is used on railway Gölsdorf locomotives to achieve quiet running and low wear-and-tear when negotiating curves. [1]

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Adolf Klose

Adolf Klose (1844–1923) was the chief engineer of the Royal Württemberg State Railways in southern Germany from June 1885 to 1896.

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Connecting rod

A connecting rod is a shaft which connects a piston to a crank or crankshaft in a reciprocating engine.

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Coupling rod

A coupling rod or side rod connects the driving wheels of a locomotive.

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Erwitte is a town in the district of Soest, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Haar (Westphalia)

The Haar or Haarstrang is a ridge of hills on the southern edge of the Westphalian Basin in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

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Henschel & Son

Henschel & Son (Henschel und Sohn) was a German company, located in Kassel, best known during the 20th century as a maker of transportation equipment, including locomotives, trucks, buses and trolleybuses, and armoured fighting vehicles and weapons.

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Karl Gölsdorf

Karl Gölsdorf (8 June 1861 – 18 March 1916) was an Austrian engineer and locomotive designer.

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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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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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Ledesma S.A.A.I.

Ledesma (BCBA) is a diversified agribusiness and manufacturing firm in Argentina.

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List of Bavarian locomotives and railbuses

This List covers the locomotives and railbuses of the Bavarian railways, excluding those of the Palatinate (Pfalz).

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List of DRG locomotives and railcars

The railway vehicle classes covered by this list of DRG locomotives and railbuses belonged to the Deutsche Reichsbahn-Gesellschaft or DRG (1924–37) and its successor, the Deutsche Reichsbahn or DRB (post 1937).

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List of Prussian locomotives and railbuses

This list gives an overview of the locomotives and railcars that were in the Prussian state railways.

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Locomotive frame

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.

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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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Narrow Gauge Down Under

Narrow Gauge Down Under is an Australian magazine that covers narrow-gauge prototype and model railways.

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Running gear (rail transport)

In railway terminology the term running gear refers to those components of a railway vehicle that run passively on the rails, unlike those of the driving gear.

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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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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gölsdorf_axle

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