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# 2-8-2 and Trailing wheel

## Difference between 2-8-2 and Trailing wheel

### 2-8-2 vs. Trailing wheel

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, usually in a leading truck, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles and two trailing wheels on one axle, usually in a trailing truck. On a steam locomotive, a trailing wheel or trailing axle is generally an unpowered wheel or axle (wheelset) located behind the driving wheels.

## Similarities between 2-8-2 and Trailing wheel

2-8-2 and Trailing wheel have 5 things in common (in Unionpedia): Driving wheel, Leading wheel, Pennsylvania Railroad, Steam locomotive, Whyte notation.

### Driving wheel

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).

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 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.

### Steam locomotive

A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.

### Whyte notation

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.

### The list above answers the following questions

• What 2-8-2 and Trailing wheel have in common
• What are the similarities between 2-8-2 and Trailing wheel

## 2-8-2 and Trailing wheel Comparison

2-8-2 has 208 relations, while Trailing wheel has 22. As they have in common 5, the Jaccard index is 2.17% = 5 / (208 + 22).

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