OK I stop.It is not that important.
Due to flangeless drivers we will never know.
Wonder if a 9F with low ash coal could have done it?
Was it a special or everyday and with how much load and when?.Just curious
Paddington Exeter ca 165 miles in 2 hours 50 minutes non stop.Castles and Kings ca 1940 is less than 60 miles per hour?
I think that 80mph steam is mostly enthusiast dream timing or short bursts going downhill because going uphill was awfully slow.
How many british...
By C1 I meant Bulleid 0-6-0
Try to imagine a C1 with five feet wheels and wide firebox and inside cylinders,
a 4-8-0 with front wheel drive and threecylinder compound and a...
The new goverment wanted to show they could do a better job and did not.
They could have made a much more distinctive brand if they had said...
ISBN 13: 978-388255-545-5 page 53 in german.If I have Your e-mail I can send .
Because other peoples standards is lousy engineering.
Look Mom what I can make.
From ca 1920 until ca 1940 a mr Wagner standardiced german...
Is the problem of the Kings and lesser brethern that they are difficult to shrink as fast as the loading gauge?
And on railways with roman ox cariot track gauge built by englishmen
Flanges will be put on centre driving wheels during conversion.
Converted 9Fs or newbuild WD 2-10-0 alikes.
Nord of France ran two cylinder 2-8-2 tanks with 1.6 meter wheels to 75 mph (french legal limit) many...
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