You would have to ask individual loco owners that question. 45551 is fitted with round section side control springs on the bogie, as is at least...
Did you not see the words "In preservation" in my post?
Round section side control springs have already been produced for a number of LMS/BR locomotives. Indeed, the Royal Scot class were so fitted by...
I wonder how the Patriot team made theirs?
268 pages, is the thread now going around in circles?
70045-54 were paired with BR1D tenders. 71000 had the BR1E, later BR1J.
34051 at Barry?
Southern steam is very well documented.
Llangollen took delivery of COMPLETED wheelsets to install in the frames. The quality of the castings had nothing to do with them.
An 8F boiler is, actually a bigger diameter than a Class 5 , normal boiler plate rather than nickel steel used on the Class 5s.
The lengths of the...
Anyone who stood at the north end of Crewe station up to September 1964 would see almost every departing Duchess slipping.
Interesting. So the frames were cut, machined and drilled prior to arriving at Llangollen. No further comment.
The outside cylinders to drawing D27-10777 were fitted to 132 locos. As far as I am aware there were no problems with them. What is this...
Sad, very sad. I am interested in the comment about the drawing for the outside cylinders being incorrect, Derby drawing number D27-10777. These...
Oops two posts.
This spring is to LMS drawing D-10693. It is 1'-8 7/8" long, un-compressed, 6 1/4" OD and 2 3/4" bore. (I do not do metric on...
They were both at Bury in 1993 for the big anniversary gala.
It is Swindon stuff. I try not to bother or understand.
Has the CRF got to be paid back?
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