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Glossary Results for Word "Coal Engine 0-6-0 Locomotive Class"

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)'.
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