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GNR Open Goods Wagon, 9 ton 1882
"550 NINE-TON GOODS WAGONS -- GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY. The Great Northern Railway Company invites tenders for 550 goods wagons. The accompanying engraving illustrates their construction. The following is a copy of the specification. The general arrangement of the wagon is shown in the engravings above. The body to be 15ft. long by 7ft 6in. wide outside, and 3ft. deep inside exclusive of  ½ in. coping iron; to be carried on four wheels, 3ft. 2 ½ in. diameter at centre of tread, plac..
LNWR 1882 Compound Engine
The new compound locomotive invented by Mr. Webb, locomotive superintendent of the London and North Western Railway and constructed by him at Crewe. The engine has three cylinders, two high pressure, one of which is shown, 11 1/2 in. diameter and 24 in. stroke, which actuate the two trailing driving wheels. Under the smoke-box is placed a single low presseure cylinder 26in. diameter and 24 inch stroke which actuates the leading driving wheel. The engines are independent of each other in so far as the ..