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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 ..
THREE CYLINDER COMPOUND LOCOMOTIVE FOR THE NORTH-EASTERN RAILWAY. “We illustrate this week by our two-page engraving, and further illustrations on pages 11, 14, and 15, a type of compound express passenger locomotive introduced on to the North-Eastern Railway, a couple of years ago, by Mr. Wilson Worsdell, the locomotive superintendent of the line. The details of the engine include a number of special features patented by Mr. W. M. Smith, of 16, Otterburn terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle-on-Tyne. ..
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