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Steam Locomotives Cyclopedia Volume 1

 

Author:

Linn H. Westcott

Publisher:

Kalmbach Publishing Co.

Published:

1960

ISBN:

0-89024-001-9

Pages:

272

Type:

softbound

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.

Chapter

Page

Title / Description

4

Freelance Modeling
A brief discussion about what is freelance modeling and how it might differ from building a true-to-proto model.

4

Modelmaking 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).

5

Steam Locomotives
After a brief historical review of steam locomotives, this chapter covers the Whyte classification, and railroad classes and numbering.

6

The 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.

8

Steam 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.

26

Locomotive Types and Names
Discusses the common names given to certain locomotive wheel configurations.

27

Industrial 0-4-0T

27

PRR 0-4-0 Class A3

27

PRR 0-4-0T Class A3a

28

Oliver Iron Works 0-6-0

29

Omaha 0-6-0

30

Alco 0-6-0 For New Cornelia Copper

30

NOPB 0-6-0

31

Reading 0-6-0 Class B8a

32

Alco 0-6-0T

32

PRR 0-6-0 Class B6

33

UP 0-6-0 Class 4421

34

USRA 0-6-0

36

USRA 0-8-0

41

Indianapolis Union 0-8-0

42

Early 2-6-0

43

NYC 2-6-0 Class E1d

44

PRR 2-6-0 Class F3

45

SP 2-6-0 Class M21

46

GB&W 2-6-0

47

PRR 2-8-0 Class H1

48

NP 2-8-0

48

RDG 2-8-0 Class I5c

49

Harriman 2-8-0

52

SP 2-8-0 Narrow Gauge

53

IC 2-8-0

54

PRR 2-8-0 Classes H8, H9, H10

56

Ma&Pa 2-8-0 No.s 23 to 26

57

RDG 2-8-0 Class I10sa

58

PRR 2-10-0 Class I1

60

Russian 2-10-0

63

Baldwin 2-4-2 Columbia

64

C&NW 2-8-2 Class J

65

PRR 2-8-2 Class L1

66

ATSF 2-8-2 Class 3160

69

USRA 2-8-2 Light

73

USRA 2-8-2 Heavy

78

NYC 2-8-2 Classes H10, H10a, H10b

80

D&RGW Narrow Gauge 2-8-2 Class K28

81

GN 2-8-2 Class O8

82

ATSF 2-10-2 and 2-10-4 Class 3800

85

Erie 2-8-4 Class S

89

L&N 2-8-4 Class M1

90

NKP 2-8-4 Classes S1, S2, S3

92

T&P 2-10-4 Class I1

94

ATSF 2-10-4 Classes 5001, 5011

96

C&NW 4-2-0 Pioneer

98

Grant 4-4-0 of 1873

100

V&T 4-4-0 Reno, Genoa, Inyo

102

PRR 4-4-0 Classes D12, D13

103

NYC 4-4-0 Engine 999

104

B&M 4-4-0 Class A41

105

W&N 4-4-0 Baldwin

106

Mt. Gretna Narrow Gauge 4-4-0

106

PRR 4-4-0 Class D16

108

KCS-L&A 4-6-0 Hustler

109

IC 4-6-0 Casey Jones' Engine

110

NYC-LS&MS 4-6-0

111

Sylvania Central 4-6-0

112

Ma&Pa 4-6-0

114

DL&W 4-6-0 Classes 1008, 1017

115

NYC 4-6-0 Class F12e

116

CNJ 4-6-0 Class L6

116

T&P 4-6-0 Class D8

118

PRR and LI 4-6-0 G5

120

Harriman 4-6-0

121

C&NW 4-4-2 Class D

121

GN 4-8-0 Class G1

124

SLSW 4-4-2 Class E1

125

B&O, B&S, W&LE 4-4-2 Class A9

126

Harriman 4-4-2 SP. UP, C&A

128

SP 4-4-2 Class A5

129

ATSF 4-4-2 Class 1480

130

PRR, LI 4-4-2 Class E6

132

IC 4-4-2 Versus 2-6-2

133

IC 4-6-2 (ex 2-6-2)

135

GN 4-6-2 Class H4

136

Harriman 4-6-2 Light

139

PRR 4-6-2 Class K4

142

USRA 4-6-2 Light

147

USRA 4-6-2 Heavy

149

CNR 4-6-2 Class J4e

150

ATSF 4-6-2 Class 3400

152

C&NW 4-6-2 Classes E2

154

Southern 4-6-2 Class Ps4

157

B&O 4-6-2 Class P7

160

RDG 4-6-2 Class G2sa

163

B&M 4-6-2 Class P4

166

USRA 4-8-2 Light

171

USRA 4-8-2 Heavy

174

FEC, WP. etc. 4-8-2

177

SP 4-8-2 Classes MT1, MT3, MT4, MT5

180

PRR 4-8-2 Classes M1, M1a

185

CNR 4-8-2 Class U1f

186

NYC 4-8-2 Classes L3, L4

191

B&O, B&M, L&HR 4-8-2

194

UP 4-12-2 Class 9000

197

NYC-B&A 4-6-4 Class J2

199

NYC 4-6-4 Class J3a

203

MILW 4-6-4 Classes F6

208

ATSF 4-6-4 Class 3460

210

IC 4-6-4 1-2499

211

C&O 4-6-4 Baker

212

C&O 4-6-4 Poppet

214

Wabash 4-6-4 Class P1

216

NP 4-8-4 Classes A2 to A5

219

SP-WP 4-8-4 Daylights

222

D&RGW and MP 4-8-4

224

ATSF 4-8-4 Classes 3765 and 2900

226

RI, MILW, D&H 4-8-4 Class R67

229

NYC 4-8-4 Class S1

232

N&W 4-8-4 Class J

234

CGA 4-8-4 Class K

235

GN 2-6-6-2 of 1906

236

C&O 2-6-6-2 Classes H2, H3, H4, H6

238

N&W 2-6-6-2 Class A

241

C&O-VGN 2-6-6-6

244

4-6-6-4 Original Classes

248

UP, D&RGW, Clinch 4-6-6-4 Late Models

251

USRA 2-8-8-2 (N&W Class Y6b)

255

SP 4-8-8-2 Cab Forward

259

DM&IR 2-8-8-4 Classes M3, M4

260

UP 4-8-8-4 "Big Boy"

263

PRR 4-4-4-4 Class T1

266

Shay of 1895

267

Modern Shay

268

Heisler

269

M&PP Rack Engine