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Glossary Results for Word "‘A’ 0-8-0 Locomotive Class"

‘A’ 0-8-0 Locomotive Class Webb’sExplain 'Webb, Francis William (1836—1906)' first type of 0-8-0 goods engine, of which 111 were built from 1893. They were 3-cylinder compoundExplain 'Three-cylinder compound' engines with a huge low pressure cylinderExplain 'Cylinder' between the framesExplain 'Frame'. The designation ‘A’ was applied retrospectively from 1911. They were all rebuilt by WhaleExplain 'Whale, George (1842—1910)' or his successors into 2-cylinder simpleExplain '2-Cylinder Simple' engines of classes ‘C’, ‘C1’, or ‘D’. In modified form some lasted into BR ownership. View more details