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‘C’ Class 0-8-0 Locomotive class
A rebuild by WhaleExplain 'Whale, George (1842—1910)' of the WebbExplain 'Webb, Francis William (1836—1906)' 3-cylinder compoundExplain 'Three-cylinder compound' class ‘A’Explain '‘A’ 0-8-0 Locomotive Class' engines into simple expansion engines by fitting new inside cylinders and Joy’s valve gearExplain 'Joy’s Valve Gear'. View more details
C1 0-8-0 Locomotive Class
A LNWR 0-8-0 goods engine produced when class ‘A’ three-cylinder compoundsExplain 'Three-cylinder compound' were rebuilt into 2-cylinder simpleExplain '2-Cylinder Simple' expansion engines. View more details
‘Cauliflower’ 0-6-0 Locomotive Class
Colloquial name for the LNWR Company’s coat of arms which was said to resemble this vegetable in outline. The name also came to apply to the 18in GoodsExplain '18in Goods Engine 0-6-0 Locomotive Class' class of engine which carried this device on its splasherExplain 'Splasher' (aka Crested Goods). View more details
Claughton 4-6-0 Locomotive Class
A class of large 4-6-0 express passenger engines introduced in 1913 with 6ft 9in driving wheels and four cylinders: two inside and two outside the frames. The first engine was named after the LNWR’s chairman Sir Gilbert Claughton.
Coal Engine 0-6-0 Locomotive Class
In February 1873 Mr. WebbExplain 'Webb, Francis William (1836—1906)' introduced the famous 17in Coal Engines, the first new engine he was entirely responsible.
The design was based on that of the ‘Special Tanks’ and at first used the same boilerExplain 'Boiler' up rated to 140 psiExplain 'PSI (Pounds per Square Inch)'; later the whole class had boilers with larger fireboxesExplain 'Fire Box'. The first batch had Ramsbottom safety valvesExplain 'Ramsbottom Safety-Valve' but Webb chimney, cab, coupling rodsExplain 'Coupling Rods' and cast-iron wheels. The horizontal smoke boxExplain 'Smoke Box' door, wooden buffer beamExplain 'Buffer Beam' and brake blocksExplain 'Brake Blocks', absence of brakes on the engine and the style of the 1,500 gallon tenderExplain 'Tender' with grease axle boxesExplain 'Axle-box' all date from the earliest Crewe designsExplain 'Crewe Type 2-2-2 Locomotive Class', well before RamsbottomExplain 'Ramsbottom, John (1814—1897)'. View more details
Coal Saddle Tank 0-6-0T Locomotive Class
In 1904—5 45 ‘17in Coal Engines’Explain '17in Coal Engine 0-6-0 Locomotive Class' were converted into tank enginesExplain 'Tank Locomotive' for shuntingExplain 'Shunting'. Because of the box-like water tanks, they were known as the ‘square saddle tanks’
Coal Tank 0-6-2T Locomotive Class
0-6-2T tank engineExplain 'Tank Locomotive' version of the Webb 17in Coal EnginesExplain '17in Coal Engine 0-6-0 Locomotive Class', first introduced in 1881. Although intended originally for goods and shunting duties, in fact they proved very suitable for local passenger train work. Their braking power was inadequate and this further encouraged their use on passenger rather than goods traffic. View more details
Consolidation Locomotive Class
A locomotive with a 2-8-0 wheel arrangement; ‘Consolidation’ was the name given to one of the first of these, built for the Lehigh Valley Railroad (U.S.A.) in 1866.
Crane Tank 0-4-2CT Locomotive Class
The last three of the 1892 batch of ‘4ft shunters’Explain '4ft Shunter 0-4-0T Locomotive Class' were turned out a 0-4-2 crane tank, and except for the modifications required by the cranes, they were identical to the 0-4-0 saddle tanks. With the short jib they could lift four tons, while the longer jib could only lift three tons. Both size of jib continued in use into LMS days. View more details
‘Crested Goods’ Locomotive Class
Nickname for 18in GoodsExplain '18in Goods Engine 0-6-0 Locomotive Class' (aka Cauliflower). View more details
Crewe 2-4-0 Goods Locomotive Class
A 2-4-0 version of the Crewe Type intended for goods work.
Crewe Type 2-2-2 Locomotive Class
The essential feature of the ‘Crewe Type’ engine was the combination of outside cylindersExplain 'Cylinder' and double framesExplain 'Frame' to overcome the problem of snapped crank-axlesExplain 'Crank Axle' with inside cylindersExplain 'Inside Cylinders'. Built as 2-2-2 for passenger and 2-4-0 for goods purposes
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