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  1. Eightpot replied to the thread Driving a compound locomotive.

    Maybe, but they would appear to be the same cylinders and valves as used on the original A1 Pacifics.

    Nov 25, 2021 at 1:24 PM
  2. Eightpot replied to the thread Driving a compound locomotive.

    BR reckoned that a fireman could shovel 1 - 1/2 tons of coal continuously, and 2 tons for one hour. Chapelon and Colonel Rogers both claimed that Fireman Marty shovelled no less than 4 tonnes per hour on test with the 4-8-0 rebuild No. 4707, and...

    Nov 22, 2021 at 12:13 PM
  3. Eightpot attached a file to the thread Driving a compound locomotive.

    No. 10000 as rebuilt and running as BR 60700 around 1957. [ATTACH]

    Scan 14.jpg Nov 21, 2021