Lnwr Whale Precursor Class

Lnwr Whale Precursor Class

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The London and North Western Railway (LNWR) Precursor Class, the second to be known by that name, was a class of 4-4-0 steam locomotives. They were introduced by George Whale in 1904 and 130 examples were built by Crewe Works up to 1907. Their introduction allowed Whale to phase out his predecessor Francis Webb's unreliable compounds. They were essentially a larger version of Webb's LNWR Improved Precedent Class. As built, they were saturated, though some were later superheated.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135971328
  • 9786135971323