..........what sort of Pallas ?
i'd have either of my two CXs back like a shot . brilliant motors . reliable too
the last LNWR 19" goods 4-6-0 went in 1951.
would have been excellent on a preserved railway
the B12 --S69, was never intended to be anything more than an enlarged Claud with another set of wheels for traction. it was the tender that was...
there was a Fowler tender lurking round the back of KingsX suburban for a while in the mid '70s. i know that 'cos i eased the brake off and went...
due in part to the mistrust by the engine crews and guards of continuous brakes , fearing the train would part under heavy application .
the reason for that is Moon and Webb had an aversion to paying royalties on the use of a system already in existence . Webb would take an idea and...
i would suggest some compounds were better at low speeds .
there are records of 90 mph + speeds achieved by the Smith /Johnson compounds before...
they'll be wanting to paint the bluddy thing blue next
not any old George . that is Coronation , by then carrying the number 2663. if any engine deserved preservation , that was it
i was hoping for "The Webb Compounds - Fact and Fiction"
guess i'll have to wait a bit longer
good post ,
Webbs engines helped the NW produce dividends of C 10% in his time as CME .
his engines were cheap - well the simples were anyway ....
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