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NZR Q class (1901)

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The NZR Q class was an important steam locomotive not only in the history of New Zealand's railway network but also in worldwide railways in general. [1]

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A. L. Beattie

Alfred Luther Beattie (1852 – 2 May 1920), typically referred to as A. L. Beattie, was a pioneering locomotive engineer.

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Baldwin Locomotive Works

The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American builder of railroad locomotives.

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Coal (from the Old English term col, which has meant "mineral of fossilized carbon" since the 13th century) is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams.

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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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Lignite, often referred to as brown coal, is a soft brown combustible sedimentary rock formed from naturally compressed peat.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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New Zealand Railways Department

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.

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NZR A class (1906)

The A class were steam locomotives built in 1906 with a 4-6-2 wheel arrangement for New Zealand's national railway network, and described by some as the most handsome engines to run on New Zealand rails.

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NZR AB class

The NZR AB class was a class of 4-6-2 Pacific tender steam locomotive that operated on New Zealand's national railway system.

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NZR Q class (1878)

The NZR Q class were a pair of 2-4-4T type tank engines built by Rogers Locomotive and Machine Works in New Jersey.

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Otago is a region of New Zealand in the south of the South Island administered by the Otago Regional Council.

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Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest of the Earth's oceanic divisions.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of conveyance of passengers and goods, by way of wheeled vehicles running on rails.

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Railway air brake

A railway air brake is a railway brake power braking system with compressed air as the operating medium.

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Scrap consists of recyclable materials left over from product manufacturing and consumption, such as parts of vehicles, building supplies, and surplus materials.

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South Island

The South Island or Te Waipounamu is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the smaller but more populous North Island.

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Steam brake

A steam brake is a type of brake for steam locomotives and their tenders, whereby a steam cylinder works directly on the brake linkages.

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Waikato is a local government region of the upper North Island of New Zealand.

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West Coast, New Zealand

The West Coast (Te Tai Poutini) is a region of New Zealand on the west coast of the South Island, one of the more remote and most sparsely populated areas of the country.

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Wootten firebox

The Wootten firebox is a type of firebox used on steam locomotives.

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In the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, usually in a leading bogie, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles, and two trailing wheels on one axle, usually in a trailing truck.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NZR_Q_class_(1901)

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