Correct - many American locos were in fact fitted with Elesco Feedwater heaters to avoid putting cold water into the boiler. They generally...
This one is in England :)
Think I would prefer an H15 and would probably put my hand in my pocket for that.
It could be argued that there are plenty of theoretical reasons why you shouldn't have three heritage lines in close proximity, the fact that such...
Can someone please park a member of the Loco Wednesday Gang in front of a Computer sometime?! :D
I think that the whole comparison thing was somewhat notional :) Largely for the above reasons.
The three contenders for the 2 cylinder 4-6-0 Express Passenger loco comparison would be 2999, 777 and 61572, which were rated by BR as 4P, 5P and...
It could be argued that the N15 King Arthur Class locos were in the same league.
Will/do either of them carry the boiler from 825?
499 won't have them, so there's an incentive to contribute :)
Looks good :)
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The origins on the expression do not seem to specify shooting;
Creating a new generator car would not be as simple as installing a gen set in full brake; there would be a whole raft of design verification and...
ETH Class 47/4 is 119 tons.
Indeed. I wonder where they would be now if they hadn't been ...
Odd to think that they had already cut two up by then.
I remember hearing that it was stored at one of the Liverpool City Council depots for a while, possibly on West Derby Road or Sheil Road.
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