Locomotive Magazine Volume 7 (1902)
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Number 73 (January 1902)

New L. & S.W.R. locomotives. 1, 2 + folding coloured plate. illustration, diagram (side elevation)
Photograph shows No. 343 (with six wheel tender), F. Moore plate shows No. 310 with bogie tender. Diagram shows bogie tender. All have Drummond cross water tubes. More  info see next Issue p. 17..

The locomotive history of the London, Chatham & Dover Ry. 3-4. 3 diagrams (side elevations)
Martley 0-6-0 supplied R. & W. Hawthorn & Co. in July 1860, identical to ones supplied to Blyth & Tyne Railway. Hercules (WN 971) and Ajax (WN 973). They had 4ft 6in coupled wheels and 16 x 24in cylinders. Two outside cylinder 4-4-0 came from the same manufacturer: AEolus and Bacchus and were followed in 1861 by Vulcan and Comus. These had been ordered by a South American Railway and were painted yellow. See letter from F.S.H. on page 32.

The Southwold Railway and its locomotives. J.A.K.. 10. illustration
Nos. 1 Southwold, 2 Halesworth and 3 Blyth. Manufactured by Sharp Stewart. 2ft 6in coupled wheels, 8 x 14in cylinders. 140 psi boiler pressure

Old locomotive, St Helens Railway. 11. illustration
Clyde: 0-4-2 with bar frames supplied in 1850: 15 x 20in cylinders; 4ft 6in coupled wheels

Early Stockton & Darlington locomotives. 11. illustration
Photograph from John Kitching who lived at Branksome Hall, Darlington: No. 33 Shildon: one of six Bouch 0-6-0 type with steeply inclined cylinders.

Number 74 (February 1902)

Express engines. Furness Ry. 17. illustration
W.F. Pettigrew 4-4-0 built by Sharp, Stewartv & Co., Glasgow with18 x 26in inside cylinders; 6ft 6in coupled wheels; 1270.5ft2 total heating surface; 18ft2  grate  area and 160 psi boiler pressure. Coupled wheels fitted with compensating levers. Designed to work ovder heavy (1 in 63) gradients and sharp curves.

L. & N.W.R. engines. 17.
A batch of 0-4-2T with Bissel trucks and square saddle tanks was produced in 1901/2: WN 4175-84; RN 3524-33

L. & S.W.R. engines. 17.
See page 1: emphasises that water tube boiler was designed by Drummond; also mentions patent spark preventer and fuel economiser (fitted to over 300 engines "giving good results"). No. 773, the four-coupled express engine exhibited at Glasgow by Dubs & Co. was then at work. No.342, a Beyer Peacock goods engine of 1876, had been transferred to duplicate list.

G.E.R. engines. 17
Batch with RN 1180-9: 1189 first to be built with a Belpaire firebox

The B.G. engines of the Great Western Ry. 18-19. diagram (side elevation), 2 tables
Performance in terms of speed, water and coke consumption on express trains between Paddington and Swindon in August-September 1847 and between Paddington and Bristol in March-April 1849. Corsair illustrated: 4-4-0ST.

G.W.R. West of England Night Mail trains. 19
From 1 January Post Office train departed Paddington at 21.05 and arrived at Penzance 06.45 and the passenger train departed Paddington at 22.00 and arrrived Penzance at 07.30.  The Up trains left Penzance at 16.50 (passenger) and 18.00 (Post Office) and arrived at Paddington at 04.50 (passenger) and 03.50 (Post Office)

Double end bogie tank loco. Northern Ry. of France. 19-20. illustration, diagram (side & front elevations)
Du Bousquet 4-4-4T with duplicate controls in the cab and side tanks hinged to provide access to firebox.

Midland engines. 20.
Twenty new 0-6-0 running numbers 2661-80 had been delivered from Sharp Stewart: 24 out of an order for 60 had been delivered from Neilson, Reid, Nos. 2681-2704. No,. 2783 was a new Belpaire 4-4-0 from Derby Works.

The Centenary of the locomotive engine. 21.  illustrations
Richard Trevithick and Andrew Vivian ran a locomotive from John Tyack's worshop where it was built up the road towars Beacon Hill in Camborne, Cornwall on Christmas Eve 1801. To celebrate this a procession of twelve traction engines ran along the rouute on 24 December 1901.

Leadhills and Wanlockhead Light Railway. 26-7. 2 illustrations
Caledonian Railway: first section to Leadhills opened including viaduct across Risping Cleuch. Worked by 0-4-4T.

Compressed air locomotive, Western Ry of France. 27. illustration

Rebuilt express engine, G.W.R. 28. illustration
Locomotive illustrated No. 16 Brunel (4-4-0 with domeless Belpaire boiler. Began as broad gauge Swindon WN 1116 of June 1888 with 7ft coupled wheels, 20 x 24in cylinders and and a single leading axle. In 1894 it was cenverted to standard gauge, fitted with a leading bogie and 20 x 26in cylinders and given the name Brunel.

New compound express engine, Midland Railway. 28. diagram (side elevation)
No. 2631: S.W. Johnson three-cylinder 4-4-0 with 7ft coupled wheels and bogie tender

Locomotive boiler making.  29-30. diagram

The carriage & wagon department. 31

Railway carriage & wagon construction, Part 10. 31. 3 diagrams.
Cyclone dust extraction

30-ton wagon, L. & Y. R. 32. . illustration
Bogie wagon designed H.A. Hoy.

Correspondence. 32

Locomotive history of the London, Chatham and Dover Railway. F.S.H.
AEolus, Bacchus, Vulcan and Comus. built by Robert Stephenson & Co. and were soonb converted into saddle tank engines as well as Ajax and Hercules. The six engines of the Onyx class were converted into sside tanks in about 1867.

Number 75 (March 1902)

New goods locomotive, G.E.R. 33. illustration
Holden 0-6-0 No. 1189 with different boiler from 1150 class.

Early Stockton & Darlington locomotives. 34. 2 illustrations
No. 1036 (formerly No. 35 Commerce) and 1066 (formerly No.66 Priam) illustrated

Eight-coupled four cylinder compound coal engine, L. & N.W.R. 35. illustration, diagram (side elevation)
Webb 0-8-0 No. 1881 shown in drawing and possibly in photograph

Some locomotive experiments. 36-7. 5 diagrams
Taking indicator measurements and interpreting them

The locomotives of the London and India Docks Co. 38-9. 4 illustrations

The Mallaig Extension of the West Highland Ry. 40-1. illustration

Gun truck armoured train. 47. illustration
For use in South Africa

Number 76 (April 1902)

The Royal visit to Devonshire. 50-1. 2 illustrations, 2 tables
Paddington to Kingswear on 7 March 1902 and Plymouth Millbay to Paddington on 10 March 1902

Tank engine, Timoleague and Courtmacsherry Ry. 51. illustration
Argadeen 2-6-0T supplied by Hunslet Engine Co. WN 611/1894; painted black

Some locomotive experiments. 60-2. 5 diagrams
Crosby indicator

Number 77 (May 1902)

Rebuilt bogie tank, L. & Y. Ry. 73. illustration
Barton Wright 0-4-4T modified and painted with company name in full on tank sides. No. 111 illustrated

Some locomotive experiments. 82-3. 6 diagrams
McInnes-Dobbie Indicator

Goods locomotive, Emu Bay Ry. 86. illustration.
4-8-0 supplied by Dubs & Co of Glasgow

Number 78 (June 1902)

[Photograph of Coventry Station in 1869]. 89
With Bloomer 2-2-2 on express and Ramsbottom 0-6-0 on a freight

New six-coupled express locomotive, G.W.R. 89 + plate fp. 90
"Dean" 4-6-0 No. 100 with 18 x 30in outside cylinders and piston valves

The B.G. engines of the Great Western Ry. 90-1. diagram (side elevation)
4-4-0T Ovid illustrated

Narrow-gauge locomotives of the Belfast and Northern Counties Ry. 92-3. 5 illustrations
Eleven locomotives in five classes; nine came from the Ballymena & Larne Railway. No. 1 (BNCR No. 104) had been supplied by Beyer Peacock in 1877. The 2-4-0T originally had 11 x 18in outside cylinders, but these were later enlarged to 12 x 18in. The coupled wheels were 3ft 9in. The total heating surface was 343.30ft2. A similar 2-4-0T was supplied by Beyer Peacock in 1880. Nos. 2 and 3 were also supplied by Beyer Peacock in 1877, but were 0-6-0T with 13½ x 18in cylinders, 3ft 3in  coupled wheels, and 531.29ft2 total heating surface . They became Nos. 106 and 107. Another of this type followed in 1880: No. 6 which became No. 109. No. 5 was an unusual 2-6-0ST supplied by Beyer Peacock in 1880 with 3ft 3in coupled wheels, 14 x 18in cylinders, 615.90ft2 total heating surface and 10.57ft2  grate area. Black, Hawthorn & Co. supplied Nos. 101-3 with 12 x 19in cylinders, 3ft 1in coupled  wheels, 457.28ft2 total heating surface and 6.53ft2  grate area. Finally, Nos. 110 and 111 (formerly 70 and 71) were B. Malcolm 2-cylinder compound 2-4-2T with one 14¾ x 20in cylinder and one 21 x 20in cylinder and 740.89ft2 total heating surface

Some locomotive experiments. 94-5. illustration, 3 diagrams

New goods locomotive with corrugated firebox, L. & Y. R. 98-9. 3 illustrations
Hoy 0-8-0 No. 392

G.N.R. engines. 99.
New Ivatt 0-8-0 Nos. 404, 405, 406n and 407. Four cylinder Atlantic had 15 x 20in cylinders with piston valves.

Ten-wheeled express locomotive, C.R.R. of N.J. 99. illustration
4-4-2 (of camelback or Mother Hubbard type) built Brooks Locomotive Co. for Central Railroad of New Jersey with 20½ x 26in cylinders, 2367ft2 total heating surface and 82ft2  grate area

Coppersmiths' work on locomotives. 100-1. 5 diagrams
Domes and safety valve mountings

Number 79 (July 1902)

The Callander and Oban Ry. 105-7. 3 illustrations
Describes signalling in Pass of Brander to protect trains running into rock falls off Ben Cruachan; the original Oban Bogies introduced by Brittain (No. 181 illustrated in Callander station), the McIntosh 4-6-0s (82 class) No. 55 illustrated and the 2-4-2Ts (No. 155 illustrated)

Number 80 (August 1902)

The B.G. engines of the Great Western Ry. 124-6. 2 diagrams (side elevations)
Lalla Rookh and Fulton illustrated: both classes four-wheels coupled: former  with two axles at front; latter with one

The locomotive history of the London, Chatham & Dover Ry. 126-7. 2 illustrations
Martley 2-4-0 built by Sharp, Stewart & Co. from 1862 and intended for Continental Mail services between Dover and London with 6ft 6in coupled wheels; 16½ x 22in cylinders; 1147ft2 total heating surface and 19.9ft2  grate area. These were WN 1347 Dawn, 1348 Alert, 1379 Herald, 1380 Pioneer, 1381 Frolic and 1392 Vigilant. In 1863 a further order was placed with Sharp, Stewart for locomotives of the same dimensions, but with re-arrangement of the wheels and boilers. These were: WN 1414 Violet, 1415 Crocus, 11420 Verbena, 1421 Snowdrop, 1422 Hyacinth and 1423 Bluebell. Martley designed a slightly larger 2-4-0 which was built by Brassey & Co. at the Canada Works in Birkenhead with 6ft 6in coupled wheels; 16 x 24in cylinders; 1026ft2 total heating surface and 17ft2  grate area: WN 183 Reindeer, 184 Elk, 185 Champion, 186 Templar (illustrated), 187 Talsiman and 188 Zephyr.

An experiment on the L. & Y. R. 128. diagram.
Druitt Haloin thermal storage device fitted to 2-4-2T No. 632 (diagram does not show this adaption, but a 2-6-0T!)

Coronation engine, L.T. & S.R. 129. illustration
4-4-2T No. 61 Kentish Town decorated

Some locomotive experiments. 130-2. 4 diagrams
Measurement of speed

Locomotive wheels and tyres. 133-4. 2 diagrams

Bath car, Russian Government Railways. 139. illustration
Cleansing the employees

Number 81 (September 1902)

The Redruth & Chasewater Ry. 141-3. 3 illustrations
Reference to Volume 24 p. 94. Smelter and Spitfire illustrated as well as interior of erecting shop at Devoran where Miner was being rebuilt Spitfire was painted dark green. J.F. Tyacke was Superintendent of the Railway and Andrewartha supervised the workshop..

Some locomotive experiments. 146-9. 4 diagrams
Actual operation of taking indicator measurements and interpreting them

New locomotives, Midland, Great Western Ry., Ireland. 149. illustration
Cusack 4-4-0 with 6ft 3in coupled wheels and 18 x 26in cylinders. Built at Broadstone Works. Royal blue livery. One set of new coaches for tourist services was performing round trip frpm Dublin to Galway and back in the day.

Locomotive wheels and tyres. 150-1. 4 diagrams

Great Northern locomotives. 152. illustration
Four-cylinder Ivall small boiler Atlantic No. 271

Petroleum fuel notes. 152. diagram

Number 82 (October 1902)

Laxey Mine locomotives. 163. illustration.
Ant illustrated (Bee also existed). Built in Leeds, 19 inch gauge for working underground at mine in Isle of Man

Condensing tank loco., L.T. & S.R. 167. illustration
4-4-2T Nos. 23 Laindon and 29 Stepney fitted with condensing apparatus and Westinghouse feed water pumps for possible replacement of failed Metropolitan District Railway engines working on the Whitechapel & Bow Railway. Due to heat in tanks repainted black.

Number 83 (November 1902)

Great Western engines. 175. illustration.
Photograph of 4-6-0 No. 100 Dean leaving Dawlish when working 06.15 Bristol to Newton Abbot. Twenty 2-6-0 of 2621 class were being built at Swindon nd fitted with telescopic boilers working at 200 psi: Nos. 2662, 2663 and 2664 were in service. No. 3301 Monarch rebuilt with new boiler and Belpaire firebox. No. 1833, 0-6-0 with Joy valve gear, rebuilt with new boiler and Belpaire firebox. No. 101 fitted to burn oil fuel. No. 11 class Nos. 3617, 3618, 3619 and 3620 had entered service. The standard 0-6-0ST with cast iron wheels constructed at Wolverhapton numbered from 1901 were being built with Belpaire fireboxes cwith the safety valve on the boiler barrel. Nos. 2105-2116 (Wolverhampton WN 702-720) had been constructed in 1902.

Mr. Drummond's 6ft 6in bogie engines on the Caledonian Ry. 176-7. 2 illustrations

Herbert T. Walker. An old Braithwaite engine. 179-80. diagram (side elevation)
The Philadelphia and Reading Railroad purchased eight locomotives from Braithwaite, Milner & Co. of London during 1837-9. These were Rocket, Firefly, Spitfire (illustrated), Dragon, Comet, Planet, Hecla and Gem. The Spitfire was withdrawn in 1849 and sold to the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad

Some locomotive experiments. 181-3. 5 diagrams
Coffin averager applied to calculations associated with indicator readings.

Early Stockton & Darlington locomotives. 184-5. 2 illustrations, diagram (side & front elevations)
The Swift, a four-wheel passenger engine built by R. and W. Hawthorn & Co with vertical cylinders: sold to the Great North of England Railway in 1839. No. 43 Sunbeam was built by R. & W. Hawthorn was successful and remained in service until 1863. No. 41 Dart was built by Timothy Hackworth at Soho Works in New Shildon and was an 0-4-0: it was shown at the 1875 Jubilee celebrations

G.E.R. engine decorated for the Coronation. 187. illustration
Johnson No. 1 class 2-4-0 No. 117 stationed at Wells was decorated by Driver Woodhouse and Fireman Houseago and ran trains from Wells to Norwich and Norwich to Yarmouth on Coronation Day. Photographed at Norwich.

Balancing locomotives. 189. 2 diagrams

The Carriage & Wagon Department. 191

Midland Ry. large capacity bogie wagons. 191-2. 2 illustrations
Built from steel by Leeds Forge; capable of carrying 30 tons of coal and fitted with continuous brakes. One photograph shows train of such wagons leaving Armley sidings.

Number 84 (December 1902)

L. & N. W. R. compounds. diagram (side elevation)
No. 1901 Jubilee built 1897. 103

Gt. Western Ry. locomotives. 103. illustration
In 1901 a new class of 4-coupled tank engine [2-4-2T] was introduced, and an outline drawing with 'dimensions of the first constructed was given in our issue for April, 1901. Photograph of No. 3611 They are employed chiefly on branch passenger services.
No. 1833 6-coupled goods had been rebuilt, with a new boiler with Belpaire firebox and a dome.. It had Joy's valve gear.
No. 3405 Mauritius (Atbara class) had been provided with a new boiler similar to No. 2662. Goods engines Nos. 90, 676, 2304, 24?? , 2451 and 2483 had new boilers, with Belpaire fireboxes.

Midland engines. 103
Another ten of the 6-ft. 9-in. coupled engines with Belpaire fireboxes were under construction at Derby. Five numbered 810-814 were already out.

N. E. R. 103
A large new compound express engine of the Atlantic type with four-coupled 7-ft. drivers and two inside and two outside cylinders had been designed at Gateshead, and some eight-coupled tanks were projected.

The B.G. engines of the Great Western Ry. 194-6. 3 diagrams (side elevations), table
Table of eight-wheeled 8ft single express locomotives

Railway ferry across the English Channel. 203. illustration
Deputation from French and English (British) companies visited Denmark to inspect systems. Illustration Orehoved ferry station.

Our Supplements. 203 + plates (at front of Issue)
With this issue we present our readers with four supplements illustrating the following engines:--
No. 128, Four-coupled Express Locomotive, Furness Railway. Designed by Mr. W. F. Pettigrew, locomotive superintendent, and built by Messrs. Sharp, Stewart & Co., 1902. Driving wheels 6-ft. 6-in., cylinders 18-in. by 26-in. [4-4-0]
No. 1520, Single Express Locomotive, North Eastern Railway. Designed by Mr. T. W. Wors-dell, late locomotive superintendent, and rebuilt at Gateshead Works, 1900. Driving wheels. 7-ft. 6-in., cylinders 19-in. by 26-in. [4-2-2]
No. 10804, Austrian State Railways. Designed by Herr R. von Golsdorf, chief mechanical engineer, and built by the First Bohemian Moravian Machine Works, Prague, 1902. Driving wheels 6-ft. 8-in., cylinders 5-in. and 21-in. by 26-in. [4-4-2]
No. 271, Great Northern Railway. Designed by Mr. H. A. Ivatt, locomotive superintendent, and built at Doncaster, 1902. Driving wheels 6-ft. 6-in., four cylinders 15-in. by 20-in. [4-4-2]

The Carmyllie Light Railway. 203-5. 2 illustrations, map.

Petroleum fuel notes. 209. illustration


Experiments with oil fuel had been on the Eastern Ry, of France in 1870. see THE LOCOMOTIVE, Vo1. VII, p. 202)