WD 8F - a 2" gauge Locomotive design

by LBSC

Technical Particulars

  • Frames 191/8" overall
  • Coupled Wheels 2" diameter
  • Cylinders 1316;" bore x 1" stroke
  • Slide valves operated by outside Walschaerts gear
  • Boiler barrel 27/8;" o.d. tapered, Belpaire type
  • Tender, 6 wheeled, high sided 4000 gallon type

    Drawings

  • sheet 1 : General Arrangement
  • sheet 2 : Main frames, coupling rods, pony truck
  • sheet 3 : Cylinders, valve gear, connecting rods
  • sheet 4 : Boiler, hand pump, lubricator
  • sheet 5 : Superheater, injector, water gauge
  • sheet 6 : Tender details.
  • Complete Drawing set available from Reeves (2000), cat no 29/506.

    Castings

  • Coupled & Driving Wheels
  • Pony truck Wheels
  • Tender Wheels
  • Slide valve cylinder sets
  • Eccentric straps, pump bodies, etc.

    Note : castings are available from GLR and/or the Association.

    Construction Articles

    The constructional series for the LMSR 2-8-0 was published in English Mechanics between June 1940 and May 1941.

    A complete set of the articles that appeared in English Mechanics is available to members from the Association,


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    This page was last changed on 04/05/2016