Steam locomotive, side section (Heat Engines, 1913)



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Description Fig. 114

Cross-section through a steam locomotive.

The locomotive is unidentified, but is a typical 4-4-0 passenger locomotive of the late 19th century.

FBx Fire box
FB Fire bars
AP Ash pan
SB Smoke box
SV Safety valve
R Steam regulator valve
SRB Steam regulator valve operating bar, between the regulator handle in the cab and the valve in the dome
SP Steam pipe
E Exhaust pipe
P Steam ports
G Guides
L Stephenson link motion
RL Reversing lever
CR Connecting rod
C Cylinder
D Driving axle
T Trailing axle
DW Driving wheel
TW Trailing wheel
BL Bogie leading wheel
BT Bogie trailing wheel
CG Coupling rod
Source Scan from Prof. William Ripper, Sheffield Univ. d.1937 (1913 edition of 1909 book. Originally published in 1889 as "Steam", but later expanded to cover internal combustion engines and so re-titled.). Heat Engines. London: Longmans. pp. fig. 114.
Author Andy Dingley (scanner)
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