My Library - Railroading Books - Steam Locomotives Cyclopedia Volume 1

Author: Linn H. Westcott

Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Co.

Published: 1960

ISBN: 0-89024-001-9

Pages: 272

This book's compilation was started by Al Kalmbach in 1960, and has been enhanced and expanded ever since. My version is the 16th printing done in 2001.

ChapterPageTitle / Description
4Freelance Modeling
A brief discussion about what is freelance modeling and how it might differ from building a true-to-proto model.
4Modelmaking From Plans
A brief discussion about scale rulers, measuring from the plans in the book, and how to photocopy the plans to different scales. The ones in the book are all HO-scale (1:87).
5Steam Locomotives
After a brief historical review of steam locomotives, this chapter covers the Whyte classification, and railroad classes and numbering.
6The Parts of a Steam Locomotive and How They Work
A diagram identifies all the various parts and text describes what the parts are and what their purpose is.
8Steam Locomotive Detail
This chapters covers safety appliances, steps, handholds, uncoupling levers, boiler running boards, end ladder and couplers, vanderbilt tenders, hose connections, the boiler, the firebox, boiler fittings, turrets, throttle location, smokebox fittings, boiler-mounted accessories, headlight and generator, bell, whistle, safety valves, piping, water supply, injectors, feedwater heaters, air brake and compressor piping, power reverse gear, tenders, stokers, oil-burning equipment, running gear, and valve gear. Each are covered with detail diagrams and/or prototype photos.
26Locomotive Types and Names
Discusses the common names given to certain locomotive wheel configurations.
27Industrial 0-4-0T
27PRR 0-4-0 Class A3
27PRR 0-4-0T Class A3a
28Oliver Iron Works 0-6-0
29Omaha 0-6-0
30Alco 0-6-0 For New Cornelia Copper
30NOPB 0-6-0
31Reading 0-6-0 Class B8a
32Alco 0-6-0T
32PRR 0-6-0 Class B6
33UP 0-6-0 Class 4421
34USRA 0-6-0
36USRA 0-8-0
41Indianapolis Union 0-8-0
42Early 2-6-0
43NYC 2-6-0 Class E1d
44PRR 2-6-0 Class F3
45SP 2-6-0 Class M21
46GB&W 2-6-0
47PRR 2-8-0 Class H1
48NP 2-8-0
48RDG 2-8-0 Class I5c
49Harriman 2-8-0
52SP 2-8-0 Narrow Gauge
53IC 2-8-0
54PRR 2-8-0 Classes H8, H9, H10
56Ma&Pa 2-8-0 No.s 23 to 26
57RDG 2-8-0 Class I10sa
58PRR 2-10-0 Class I1
60Russian 2-10-0
63Baldwin 2-4-2 Columbia
64C&NW 2-8-2 Class J
65PRR 2-8-2 Class L1
66ATSF 2-8-2 Class 3160
69USRA 2-8-2 Light
73USRA 2-8-2 Heavy
78NYC 2-8-2 Classes H10, H10a, H10b
80D&RGW Narrow Gauge 2-8-2 Class K28
81GN 2-8-2 Class O8
82ATSF 2-10-2 and 2-10-4 Class 3800
85Erie 2-8-4 Class S
89L&N 2-8-4 Class M1
90NKP 2-8-4 Classes S1, S2, S3
92T&P 2-10-4 Class I1
94ATSF 2-10-4 Classes 5001, 5011
96C&NW 4-2-0 Pioneer
98Grant 4-4-0 of 1873
100V&T 4-4-0 Reno, Genoa, Inyo
102PRR 4-4-0 Classes D12, D13
103NYC 4-4-0 Engine 999
104B&M 4-4-0 Class A41
105W&N 4-4-0 Baldwin
106Mt. Gretna Narrow Gauge 4-4-0
106PRR 4-4-0 Class D16
108KCS-L&A 4-6-0 Hustler
109IC 4-6-0 Casey Jones' Engine
110NYC-LS&MS 4-6-0
111Sylvania Central 4-6-0
112Ma&Pa 4-6-0
114DL&W 4-6-0 Classes 1008, 1017
115NYC 4-6-0 Class F12e
116CNJ 4-6-0 Class L6
116T&P 4-6-0 Class D8
118PRR and LI 4-6-0 G5
120Harriman 4-6-0
121C&NW 4-4-2 Class D
121GN 4-8-0 Class G1
124SLSW 4-4-2 Class E1
125B&O, B&S, W&LE 4-4-2 Class A9
126Harriman 4-4-2 SP. UP, C&A
128SP 4-4-2 Class A5
129ATSF 4-4-2 Class 1480
130PRR, LI 4-4-2 Class E6
132IC 4-4-2 Versus 2-6-2
133IC 4-6-2 (ex 2-6-2)
135GN 4-6-2 Class H4
136Harriman 4-6-2 Light
139PRR 4-6-2 Class K4
142USRA 4-6-2 Light
147USRA 4-6-2 Heavy
149CNR 4-6-2 Class J4e
150ATSF 4-6-2 Class 3400
152C&NW 4-6-2 Classes E2
154Southern 4-6-2 Class Ps4
157B&O 4-6-2 Class P7
160RDG 4-6-2 Class G2sa
163B&M 4-6-2 Class P4
166USRA 4-8-2 Light
171USRA 4-8-2 Heavy
174FEC, WP. etc. 4-8-2
177SP 4-8-2 Classes MT1, MT3, MT4, MT5
180PRR 4-8-2 Classes M1, M1a
185CNR 4-8-2 Class U1f
186NYC 4-8-2 Classes L3, L4
191B&O, B&M, L&HR 4-8-2
194UP 4-12-2 Class 9000
197NYC-B&A 4-6-4 Class J2
199NYC 4-6-4 Class J3a
203MILW 4-6-4 Classes F6
208ATSF 4-6-4 Class 3460
210IC 4-6-4 1-2499
211C&O 4-6-4 Baker
212C&O 4-6-4 Poppet
214Wabash 4-6-4 Class P1
216NP 4-8-4 Classes A2 to A5
219SP-WP 4-8-4 Daylights
222D&RGW and MP 4-8-4
224ATSF 4-8-4 Classes 3765 and 2900
226RI, MILW, D&H 4-8-4 Class R67
229NYC 4-8-4 Class S1
232N&W 4-8-4 Class J
234CGA 4-8-4 Class K
235GN 2-6-6-2 of 1906
236C&O 2-6-6-2 Classes H2, H3, H4, H6
238N&W 2-6-6-2 Class A
241C&O-VGN 2-6-6-6
2444-6-6-4 Original Classes
248UP, D&RGW, Clinch 4-6-6-4 Late Models
251USRA 2-8-8-2 (N&W Class Y6b)
255SP 4-8-8-2 Cab Forward
259DM&IR 2-8-8-4 Classes M3, M4
260UP 4-8-8-4 "Big Boy"
263PRR 4-4-4-4 Class T1
266Shay of 1895
267Modern Shay
268Heisler
269M&PP Rack Engine