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North America not the whole story.

November 29, 2019 02:44PM
James Wrote:
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> Eric Ross Wrote:
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> > Almost looks like
> > D&RG’s Class 25s.
>
>
> There's similarity but these machines are even
> smaller. The road that bought them must have been
> either laid with very light or lightly-backed
> rails or had a very soft roadbed. By the time
> these engines were built just about everyone but
> Porter had given up on the 2-4-0 arrangement for
> mainline running. Porter resolutely stuck with it
> in defiance of all industry norms. Porter also
> stuck with the 0-6-0 for mainline freight haulage
> longer than about anyone else did.

I assume you mean in the colonies. The Mother Country (where Railway were invented) was, IIRC still using 2-4-0's on mainlines until after the Great War and 0-6-0's until even later.(till the end of steam? thru the 2nd war at least, IIRC)

Hank



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 11/29/2019 03:08PM by hank.
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