it was to be fitted with a mechanical stoker ---so -- not much
why anyone would propose a 2-8-2 for freight is beyond me . Gresleys P1 was too...
how does a coiled leaf spring work ?
my comment did not stand up to scrutiny !
long departed Jumbo Charles Dickens achieved 20 million miles .
the NW liked to get their moneys worth
i'm not sure tbh.
just checked - you're correct
Fairy Queen , built by Kitsons for the East India Railway Co. in 1855 .
British built , standard gauge and still used occasionally .
no …….they are big(ger) Stars
not forgetting the GCR Atlantics , which lasted 'till 1950
we are all grateful that York was established when it was .
I don't really think the LNER comes off too badly . in terms of representative...
Wot ? no stovepipe ?
oh , they did .
I watched an A2/2 take an age (probably a couple of minutes but..._) to disappear the last coach into Gasworks Tunnel.
for me , this is the most exciting project around .
I hope i'm around to see her running again
yep works with Chrome
City of Truro would have been broken up had the LNER not taken it into York
can't see those in that format
there was no need to wait for Chapelon .
Frank Webb had already demonstrated the value of a large steam volume on the inlet side with the...
agreed , an accidental omission , but the H15 should be categorised with the N15 with 6'7" drivers .
the S15 was , of course a derivative of the...
bearing in mind the B12 and the Saints were Edwardian designs 6'3" drivers would not have been put on an express loco. the B12 had 6'6" and the...
but the Saints were considered better on the W.Country banks due to the Churchward setting of the Stevensons valve gear . better for slogging
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