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Glossary Results for Word "Greater Britain 2-2-2-2 Locomotive Class"

Greater Britain 2-2-2-2 Locomotive Class This class of ten 2-2-2-2 compoundsExplain 'Compounding' was built by WebbExplain 'Webb, Francis William (1836—1906)' from 1891 to 1894. With 7ft driving wheelsExplain 'Drive Wheel' and the same cylinder arrangement and valve gearExplain 'Valve Gear' as the “Teutonics”Explain 'Teutonic 2-2-2-0 Locomotive Class', they were a massive development of that class. Their overall length, at just over 54ft, was comparable with that of the eight-coupled goods engines. All had two-word names; each word on its own name plate on each splasherExplain 'Splasher'.