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London & North Western Railway Society
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Glossary Results for Word "2-Cylinder Simple"

2-Cylinder Simple Steam from the steam chestExplain 'Steam Chest' enters two CylindersExplain 'Cylinder' and vents through the blast pipeExplain 'Blast Pipe' to open air via the chimneyExplain 'Chimney'. Contrast with Three-Cylinder CompoundExplain 'Three-cylinder compound' where one or two cylinders vent into remaining cylinders (thus using the steam ‘twice’).