WD 8F - a 2½" gauge Locomotive design
Frames 191/8" overall
Coupled Wheels 2¼" diameter
Cylinders 1316;" bore x 1¼" 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
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.
Coupled & Driving Wheels
Pony truck Wheels
Slide valve cylinder sets
Eccentric straps, pump bodies, etc.
Note : castings are available from GLR and/or the Association.
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,
This page was last changed on 04/05/2016