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Steam Glossary | The Railway Technical Website | PRC Rail ...

Here is a collection of over 300 descriptions of the parts of the steam locomotive compiled to assist locomotive enthusiasts to further their knowledge of the most remarkable mechanical machine ever created by man.

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Steam locomotive components - Wikipedia

This is a glossary of the components found on typical steam locomotives.. Guide to steam locomotive components (The image is of a composite imaginary locomotive, not all components are present on all locomotives and not all possible components are present and/or labelled in the illustration above).

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W&H MAIN YARDS: How to Boot a Steam Locomotive

A layman's explanation of the operation of railroad wheels. (btw, a clinker in an oil-fired locomotive is a residue of unburned gunk that solidifies in the botton of the firebox.

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Heisler Geared Steam Locomotives

Construction: The Heisler consisted of 2 steam cylinders positioned in a "V" under the boiler about 3/4th the way back from the front . In the photo above, the left side cylinder can be seen below the brass bell.

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Anatomy of antique steam boiler construction.

Anatomy of a antique traction engine boiler (locomotive style.) This boiler is located at Threshermen's Park in Booneville, Indiana. This is an old boiler that has been cut away to show how they were constructed.

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1925 Baldwin Steam Locomotive - Texas Transportation Museum

This very small steam locomotive was purpose built by Baldwin for the Comal Power Company to move one coal car at a time into its electricity generating plant by the river in New Braunfels.

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Locomotive Magazine & Railway Carriage & Wagon Review Volume ...

In addition notes that Cudworth single driver Mail engines in 1860 ran from London Bridge to Dover via Redhill non-stop: 87.5 miles in 120 minutes and that from about 1860 when Tebay water troughs were brough into use the 90 miles from Preston to Carlisle were run non-stop.

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Geared Steam Locomotive Works - Shay Heisler Climax Dunkirk ...

A little known sub-group of railroad steam locomotives consisted of engines that used gears together with steam cylinders (common on all steam locomotives) to produce more "constant" pulling power than the conventional and more prevalent "rod" type of steam locomotive.

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Steam locomotive - Wikipedia

A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.These locomotives are fueled by burning combustible material – usually coal, wood, or oil – to produce steam in a boiler.

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