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Locomotive Builders are listed alphabetically below, along with the number of locomotives by that builder which are included in our database. Click on the 'List' link . Locomotive Builders are listed below, ordered by the number of their locomotives in our database. Click on the 'List' link next to a builder to see all locomotives built by that company. List. The steam engineer's handbook; a convenient reference book for all persons interested in steam boilers, steam engines, steam turbines, and the auxiliary appliances and machinery of power plants Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : The hope, in , when the design was patented, was that four expansions would extract all the energy from the steam. The engine has symmetry: two tandem compounds, the second using the exhaust of the first. At lbs. boiler presure the company claimed 10 indicated HP, and at lbs., 14 HP. Again, big for a hobby-sized steam launch.
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