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Glossary Results for Word "Small Jumbo 2-4-0 Locomotive Class"

Small Jumbo 2-4-0 Locomotive Class Ramsbottom’s SamsonExplain 'Samson Class 2-4-0 Locomotive Class' class engines were replaced in the 1890s by engines which were outwardly of similar appearance to the ‘Improved Precedents’ or ‘Jumbos’Explain 'Jumbo Locomotive Class' which had been introduced by WebbExplain 'Webb, Francis William (1836—1906)' in 1887. The replaced Samsons had smaller 6ft driving wheels and were thus colloquially known as the ‘Small Jumbos’. Small Jumbos were also sometimes known as ‘Whitworth’ or ‘Waterloo’ class, after early members of the class.