Great Western 0 6 2 Tank Classes

Great Western  0 6 2 Tank Classes

The book has nearly 40,000 words of text and around 300 black & white photographs.

Author: David Maidment

Publisher: Locomotive Portfolios

ISBN: 1526752050

Category: Transportation

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After tackling the GW pannier tanks in his 'Locomotive Portfolios' for Pen & Sword, author David Maidment seeks out descriptions and photographs of the GW 0-6-2 tank engines, the majority of which were built by the Rhymney, Taff Vale, Barry and other Welsh railways from the last decade or so of the nineteenth century onwards. The engines of eight different companies, absorbed by the GWR in 1922, are described and illustrated, and the way in which many were modernised and rebuilt at Swindon or Caerphilly Works in the 1920s. Charles Collett was, however, faced with a motive power crisis in the mining valleys at the Grouping, as many of the companies had economised on essential maintenance as the GW's take-over drew near, and he had to hurriedly design a standard 0-6-2T to complement and bolster their work as the powerful GW 2-8-0Ts were too heavy and wide for many of the Cardiff valleys. These engines, the 56XX & 66XX classes, became part of the South Wales scene between 1925 and 1964, mainly running the coal traffic between pits and docks, although they dominated Cardiff Valley passenger services until the influx of BR 3MT 2-6-2Ts and GW 41XX 2-6-2Ts in 1954/5. The book has nearly 40,000 words of text and around 300 black & white photographs.
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Great Western County Classes

Great Western  County Classes

The Great Western Railway, had two classes of tender locomotives named after counties, the first class of two cylinder 4-4-0 tender locomotives, designed by George Jackson Churchward, were introduced in the 1900s to provide efficient motive ...

Author: David Maidment

Publisher: Casemate Publishers

ISBN: 9781526706393

Category: Transportation

Page: 224

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The Great Western Railway, had two classes of tender locomotives named after counties, the first class of two cylinder 4-4-0 tender locomotives, designed by George Jackson Churchward, were introduced in the 1900s to provide efficient motive power, including lines on the 'North & West' route between Hereford and Shrewsbury, owned jointly by the Great Western and L.N.W.R.The 4-4-0 counties were in service until the early 1930s, when they were withdrawn and replaced by more modern motive power.The 4-4-0 counties, were paralleled in design by the county 4-4-2 tanks, which operated suburban services in the London area and were also withdrawn in the early 1930s.In 1945, the Great Western Introduced the County 4-6-0 tender locomotives, designed by F W Hawksworth, these two cylinder machines had a high pressure boiler, that was meant to give the same tractive effort as a Castle class, 4-6-0, four cylinder locomotive,After modifications and boiler pressure reduction, the County class 4-6-0s, operated in express and semi fast train service, until the last members of the class were withdrawn in 1964.
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Great Western 0 6 2 Tank Classes

Great Western  0 6 2 Tank Classes

Absorbed and Swindon Designed Classes David Maidment ... 136 149, 133 150, 104 151, 104 153,103 183, 280 • GREAT WESTERN, 0-6-2 TANK CLASSES.

Author: David Maidment

Publisher: Pen and Sword Transport

ISBN: 9781526752086

Category: Transportation

Page: 272

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After tackling the GW pannier tanks in his ‘Locomotive Portfolios’ for Pen & Sword, author David Maidment seeks out descriptions and photographs of the GW 0-6-2 tank engines, the majority of which were built by the Rhymney, Taff Vale, Barry and other Welsh railways from the last decade or so of the nineteenth century onwards. The engines of eight different companies, absorbed by the GWR in 1922, are described and illustrated, and the way in which many were modernised and rebuilt at Swindon or Caerphilly Works in the 1920s. Charles Collett was, however, faced with a motive power crisis in the mining valleys at the Grouping, as many of the companies had economised on essential maintenance as the GW’s take-over drew near, and he had to hurriedly design a standard 0-6-2T to complement and bolster their work as the powerful GW 2-8-0Ts were too heavy and wide for many of the Cardiff valleys. These engines, the 56XX & 66XX classes, became part of the South Wales scene between 1925 and 1964, mainly running the coal traffic between pits and docks, although they dominated Cardiff Valley passenger services until the influx of BR 3MT 2-6-2Ts and GW 41XX 2-6-2Ts in 1954/5. The book has nearly 40,000 words of text and around 300 black & white photographs.
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Great Western Pannier Tank Classes

Great Western Pannier Tank Classes

Rhymney Railway: Class 57 0-6-2ST, 1890-1900 (GW 87-148) Vulcan Foundry built five doubleframed 0-6-2 saddle tanks, numbered 57-61, in 1890 – an extended ...

Author: David Maidment

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 9781526734525

Category: Photography

Page: 368

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This comprehensive and fully illustrated history presents an in-depth look at the Great Western Railway’s various pannier tank engines. Though hauling freight was a vital part of Great Western Railway’s history—and where it made the majority of its profit—there are few books devoted to the stout, powerful engines that did the work. In Great Western, Pannier Tank Classes, British Railways expert David Maidment corrects that oversight. This volume explores the large number of 0-6-0 saddle tanks built for both the Great Western Railway and the independent railway companies in South Wales, most of which were converted to pannier tanks in the Churchward and Collett eras. While covering the Armstrong and Dean engines in detail, Maidment goes on to describe the design, construction and operation of the largest class of steam engines built in the UK in the last century: Charles Collett’s GWR 5700 class, examples of which were still being built after nationalization. Collett also designed pannier tank engines for branch passenger and freight work, and his successor Frederick Hawksworth continued the GW tradition with a tapered boiler version. All of these are discussed in depth in terms of their design and service. A concluding chapter covers further designs that were never built.
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Great Western King Class 4 6 0s

Great Western  King Class 4 6 0s

... Pen & Sword, 2015 Great Western Eight-Coupled Heavy Freight Locomotives, ... Pen & Sword, 2019 Great Western, 0-6-2 Tank Classes, Pen & Sword, ...

Author: David Maidment

Publisher: Pen and Sword Transport

ISBN: 9781526739865

Category: Transportation

Page: 272

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Built by Collett in 1927 after pressure to restore the GWR’s pre-eminence in motive power and cope with increasing traffic post-war to the Devon and Cornwall holiday resorts, the thirty Kings were the final development of the Churchward Stars and the 1923 Castles and remained on top-link main line duty until their final replacement by the ‘Western’ class 52 diesel hydraulics in 1962. The book includes an insight into the thinking of some of Collett’s senior staff at the end of the 1930s and the eventual transformation in the latter years with redraughting and double chimneys. As well as describing their design and construction, the book covers comprehensively their operation and performance backed up by many recorded logs on all main GW/WR routes over which they were permitted. The author had close experience of the class when working at Old Oak Common between 1957 and 1962 and includes a chapter of his experiences with them including many footplate trips (as a management trainee, he was greeted with glee by many firemen who would hand him the shovel). The book includes over 300 photographs of which 100 are in color.
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The Great Western Eight Coupled Heavy Freight Locomotives

The Great Western Eight Coupled Heavy Freight Locomotives

The Churchward 4200 2-8-0 tanks: design and construction lthough not included in Churchward's first plan for six classes of standard locomotives, ...

Author: David Maidment

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 9781783831098

Category: Transportation

Page: 160

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Great Western Eight-Coupled Heavy Freight Locomotives' is the first of a series of 'Locomotive Profiles' to be published by Pen & Sword. It will describe the conception, design, building and operation of the fleet of powerful locomotives built in the first half of the twentieth century to meet the demands of the growing South Wales coal and steel industries and the West Midlands area served by the Great Western Railway. Whilst concentrating mainly on the standard designs of the great locomotive engineer, George Jackson Churchward, the 28XX and 47XX 2-8-0 locomotives, it will also cover the 2-8-0 and 2-8-2 tank engines designed for the South Wales Valleys mining areas and coal exports through Newport, Cardiff, Barry and Swansea Docks, and other 2-8-0 locomotives acquired by the Great Western to cope with the increased industrial needs during both world wars - the RODs, Swindon built 8Fs, WDs and American S160s. It will also cover the earliest designs of the Barry and Port Talbot Railways intended to cope with the valley coal traffic. The book will be copiously illustrated with 150 black and white and 50 coloured photographs and is a comprehensive record of some outstanding freight locomotives, many of the oldest engines still operating to the end of steam on British Railways in the mid 1960s, sixty years after they were designed."
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Locomotive Railway Carriage and Wagon Review

Locomotive  Railway Carriage and Wagon Review

London and South Western Ry . , 4-6-2 Tank Engine . ... Norwich 307 4-4-0 Engine with Top Feed - Water Heater 327 Great Northern Ry :0-6-0 Side Tank Engines ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015075035298

Category: Locomotives

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Categories: Locomotives

Modern Railway Working

Modern Railway Working

Tank Engines for Express Work - 0-4-4 Type -0-6-0 Type - 0-6-2 Type ... the Great Western and Lancashire and Yorkshire — Later 2-6-2 Type4-4-2 Tanks - 2-4-2 ...

Author: John Macaulay

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015068232167

Category: Railroad engineering

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An Introduction to Great Western Locomotive Development

An Introduction to Great Western Locomotive Development

CHAPTER 7 Eight Wheeled Tank Engines Four Coupled Classes GWR Classes No. ... The 56XX 0-6-2 tanks, built under Collett, had quite a resemblance to the 36XX ...

Author: Jim Champ

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 9781473877856

Category: Transportation

Page: 360

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The first thought, when contemplating a new study of the Great Western Railway locomotive fleet, must surely be to ask what can there be left to say? But there is no single source which gives a general introduction to the Great Western locomotive fleet. There are monographs on individual classes, an excellent multi-volume detail study from the RCTS, and superb collections of photographs, but nothing that brings it all together. This work is intended to provide that general introduction.The volume begins with a series of short essays covering general trends in design development, whilst the main body of the volume covers individual classes. For each class there is a small table containing some principal dimensions and paragraphs of text, covering an introduction, renumbering, key changes in the development of the class and information on withdrawal.The volume concludes with appendices covering the development and types of standard boilers, the various numbering schemes used by the GWR, the arcane subject of locomotive diagrams and lot numbers, and a short reference on the many lines the GWR engulfed.The majority of illustrations are new profile drawings to a consistent format. Described as sketches, they are drawn to a consistent scale, but do not claim to be scale drawings. Much minor equipment has been omitted and the author has certainly not dared to include rivets! Although most are based around GWR weight diagrams, they are not simple traces of the original drawings. Detail has been added from other sources, components copied from different drawings and details have been checked against historical and modern photographs. One must also bear in mind that steam locomotives were not mass produced. Minor fittings frequently varied in position and changes were made over the locomotives' lifetimes. Nevertheless, this collection of drawings provides a uniquely consistent view of the GWR locomotive fleet.
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An Outline of Great Western Locomotive Practice 1837 1947

An Outline of Great Western Locomotive Practice  1837 1947

119 as 0-6-0 saddle tank 37 “ 149 ” Class , 2-4-0 37 Rebuilding of Beyer's goods 38 W.M.R. 2-2-2 and 2-4-0 Classes 38 " . Renewal of 439 ” Class 38 Last ...

Author: Harold Holcroft

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105041648507

Category: Collection locomotives

Page: 168

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Great Western Moguls and Prairies

Great Western  Moguls and Prairies

99, a 2-6-2 tank, that spawned into the Churchward 3100 and 3150 classes and then spread under Collett as the standard GWR tank engine 'maid of all work', ...

Author: David Maidment

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 9781473869318

Category: Transportation

Page: 248

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Great Western Moguls & Prairies is a volume in Pen & Swords series, Locomotive Profiles. It describes the conception, design, building and operation of the fleet of Prairie 2-6-2 tank engines and the Mogul 2-6-0s designed by Churchward in the early part of the twentieth century and perpetuated by his successor, Charles Collett, in the 1920s and 1930s. These engines formed the backbone of the GWR locomotive fleet for secondary passenger and freight work for over half a century and were some of those that remained to the end of steam traction on the Western Region of British Railways. The book also covers some of the lesser known Moguls developed in the Dean/Churchward transition at the end of the nineteenth century and briefly looks at the Mogul and Prairie designs proposed by Churchward, Collett and Hawksworth but were never built. The book is copiously illustrated with over 250 black and white and 60 coloured photographs and is a comprehensive record of a group of locomotives found throughout the Great Western and its successor, the Western Region, for over fifty years.
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Modelling the Great Western Branch Lines

Modelling the Great Western Branch Lines

... classes: the Forrest of Dean was almost exclusively worked by pannier tanks, while the short, steep branches of South Wales were mostly worked by 0-6-2 ...

Author: Chris Ford

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781785005664

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

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Modelling the Great Western Branch Lines is essential reading for all those who wish to build a model railway based on the branch lines of the Great Western Railway. The author guides the modeller through projects which are graded from simple to more advance. Each step is clearly described, explaining the techniques used and how alternative methods and materials could be employed. Topics covered include a historical overview of the subject; full listings of all tools and materials; a series of detailed model projects using the best of the currently available commercial model making products; an introduction to scratch-building lineside terms and, finally, suggestions as to how each project could be further developed. It is superbly illustrated with 234 colour and black & white photographs giving step-by-step techniques. Chris Ford has been a keen railway modeller since childhood; many of his model layouts feature in the model railway press.
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The Railway News

The Railway News

2-6-0 Express Coods Engine with Tender : South - Eastern and ... 4-6-2T , 0-8-2T , and some rebuilding and conversion work ; Great Western Railway - 2-6-0 ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105026243902

Category: Finance

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Bulletin of the International Railway Congress Association

Bulletin of the International Railway Congress Association

Railway by the Great Western Railway some of the 0-6-2 and 0-8-2 tank engines have been rebuilt with standard Great Western boilers and other Great Western ...

Author: International Railway Congress Association

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015077097585

Category: Railroads

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The Great Western Railway

The Great Western Railway

King " heavy passenger 4-6-0 “ Castle " class " Star " “ Saint ... with outside cylinders The heavy 0-6-2 tanks " 5600 " and “ 6600 " classes Generally same ...

Author: Oswald Stevens Nock

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105041787578

Category:

Page: 185

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The Engineer

The Engineer

6 . It will be observed that the for its object the reorganisation of British ... can best time their widest expression in by taking it over short cuts .

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ISBN: WISC:89046359089

Category: Engineering

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Categories: Engineering

Steam Locomotive Development

Steam Locomotive Development

Author: Kevin Philip Jones

Publisher: London : Library Association

ISBN: STANFORD:36105035308290

Category: Collection locomotives

Page: 413

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of World Railway Locomotives

Illustrated Encyclopedia of World Railway Locomotives

... on the Great Western Railway in 1924, with the production of a prototype 4-6-0 with 6 ... is the six-coupled suburban tank, of the 2-6-2, or 2-6-4 type.

Author: P. Ransome-Wallis

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486412474

Category: Transportation

Page: 512

View: 207

In this volume, noted Columbia University Professor of Architecture Cyril M. Harris offers a unique tour through the entire history of architecture: an extraordinary compendium of clear, concise definitions for over 5,000 important terms. This thoroughly accurate and comprehensive gathering of architectural knowledge is complemented by an unprecedented collection of over 2,000 line drawings that richly illustrate significant aspects of architectural styles. Unusual cutaway views, close-ups of intricate details, and precisely rendered plans show many of the greatest architectural achievements of all time. From ancient ruins to twentieth-century Modernism, the Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture covers the full spectrum of architecture's rise and development. Subject areas include the following periods: Ancient, Islamic, Greek and Hellenistic, Mesoamerican, Roman, Romanesque, Early Christian, Gothic, Renaissance, Chinese, Japanese, Indian, and Modern. This volume is an important research tool that places particular emphasis on clarity and accuracy. For the architect, artist, historian, student, teacher, or architecture enthusiast, this valuable guide offers indispensable information and lucid illustrations covering the whole of architecture.
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