Very likely as they could not angle the cylinders Crabwise due to the low boiler centerline gospel.
Another benefit is that the locomotive must...
The S160 demonstrated that wide firebox over 4 feet 9 wheels were practical in UK
The brave step to the 5feet of the 9Fs came after that.
In 1967 I courted a girl from Glasow of irish desent and I saw 123 in a museum and liked it.
Today I will make it with a central lowpressure...
Big singles are magnificent hauling not very much.
I for one would like to try a footplate ride on one.
In the not so far NO COAL time a ligth...
As a game it has been tried if Cox and Riddles favourite wheel configuration 4-8-0
could use 9f and LNER V2 parts.
The Firebox of the boiler needs...
How long were throughs?
A GWR proposal with Walschaerts outside?
They cannot have taken it serious.
The Leaders had the basic problem of getting live steam to a moving bogie.
And exhaust back again.
The Heisler supplies torque via 90 degree...
Georges were built 1911-15 .
Center bearing removed 1925?
Last scrapped 1949.
It is a guess that they did most revolutions without centerbearing
Frame cracking and centerbearing.
Edward Talbot in the LNWR 0-8-0 book states that center-bearings were inactivated starting before 1925 .
Has it been decided to put in a center bearing for crankshaft or not?
There is a group working on Prince George (a LNWR 4-4-0) and they must have debated to centre bearing or not.Does someone know the outcome?
Mr Nocks Precursor book on page 21 has a picture of said mid bearing and support.
If it had supported midbearing against piston thrust of say 30...
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