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The Mallet Locomotive is a type of articulated steam railway locomotive, invented by the Swiss engineer Anatole Mallet (1837 - 1919). [1]

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Alfred George de Glehn (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).

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Jules T. Anatole Mallet (23 May 1837 – 10 October 1919) was a Swiss mechanical engineer, who was the inventor of the first successful compound system for a railway steam locomotive, patented in 1874.

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Articulated locomotive usually means a steam locomotive with one or more engine units which can move independent of the main frame.

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Asia is the Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres.

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Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest and most populous urban area in the country.

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The axle load of a wheeled vehicle is the total weight felt by the roadway for all wheels connected to a given axle.

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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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The Black Hills Central Railroad is a heritage railroad that operates in South Dakota, United States.

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A bogie (in some senses called a truck in American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheels, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles.

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A compound steam engine unit is a type of steam engine where steam is expanded in two or more stages.

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In a steam engine, cutoff is the point in the piston stroke at which the inlet valve is closed.

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

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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).

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A Garratt is a type of steam locomotive that is articulated into three parts.

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The Glenbrook Vintage Railway (GVR) is a heritage steam railway in Glenbrook, New Zealand.

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The Harz Narrow Gauge Railways (German: Harzer Schmalspurbahnen) or HSB is a network of metre gauge railways in the Harz mountains, in central Germany (formerly East Germany).

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Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.

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Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.

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Jädraås is a locality situated in Ockelbo Municipality, Gävleborg County, Sweden with 220 inhabitants in 2010.

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Jonathan Hornblower (Chacewater, 5 July 1753 – Penryn, 23 February 1815) was a British pioneer of steam power.

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A loading gauge defines the maximum height and width for railway vehicles and their loads to ensure safe passage through bridges, tunnels and other structures.

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The London and North Western Railway (LNWR, L&NWR) was a British railway company between 1846 and 1922.

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Maffei was a manufacturer of railway locomotives based in Munich, Germany.

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A Meyer locomotive is a type of articulated locomotive.

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The Northwest Railway Museum is a railroad museum in Snoqualmie, King County, Washington.

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Omaha is the largest city in the state of Nebraska, United States, and is the county seat of Douglas County.

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An oxymoron (usual plural oxymorons, less commonly the Latin-style oxymora) is a figure of speech that juxtaposes elements that appear to be contradictory.

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Piston valves are one form of valve used to control the flow of steam within a steam engine or locomotive.

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The Railway Museum (Dutch: Spoorwegmuseum) in Utrecht is the Dutch national railway museum.

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In rail terminology, a railway turntable or wheelhouse is a device for turning railroad rolling stock, usually locomotives, so that they can be moved back in the direction from which they came.

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The Rhaetian Railway G 2/2+2/3, was a two-member class of metre gauge Mallet-type steam locomotives manufactured by SLM in Winterthur, Switzerland in 1896, and operated until 1926 by the Rhaetian Railway, in the Canton of Graubünden, Switzerland.

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The slide valve is a rectilinear valve used to control the admission of steam into, and emission of exhaust from, the cylinder of a steam engine.

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Snoqualmie is a city next to Snoqualmie Falls in King County, Washington.

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The standard gauge (also Stephenson gauge after George Stephenson, International gauge or normal gauge) is a widely used railway track gauge.

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The Statfold Barn Railway is a mixed gauge railway of, narrow gauge, and narrow gauge near Tamworth, Staffordshire.

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A superheater is a device used to convert saturated steam or wet steam into dry steam used in steam engines or in processes, such as steam reforming.

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Switzerland (Schweiz;Swiss Standard German spelling and pronunciation. The Swiss German name is sometimes spelled as Schwyz or Schwiiz. Schwyz is also the standard German (and international) name of one of the Swiss cantons. Suisse; Svizzera; Svizra or),The latter is the common Sursilvan pronunciation.

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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.

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Big Boy is the popular name of the American Locomotive Company 4000-class 4-8-8-4 articulated, coal-fired, steam locomotives manufactured between 1941 and 1944 and operated by the Union Pacific Railroad until 1959.

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The Welsh Highland Railway (WHR) or Rheilffordd Eryri is a long, restored narrow gauge heritage railway in the Welsh county of Gwynedd, operating from Caernarfon to Porthmadog, and passing through a number of popular tourist destinations including Beddgelert and the Aberglaslyn Pass.

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In Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, an 0-4-4-2 is a locomotive that has no leading wheels, two sets of four driving wheels and two trailing wheels.

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Railways with a railway track gauge of were first constructed in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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

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