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LNWR/LMS Whale "Precursor Tank" Class 4-4-2T


General
Designer Whale
Introduced 1906
Pre-Grouping London and North Western Railway
Big Four London, Midland & Scottish Railway
Wheels 4-4-2T
Number Built as 6ft Side Tank 50
Number Scrapped 50
Number Preserved 0
First in Service 05/1906
Last in Service 02/1940

Illustration
Copyright: Wikimedia Commons Licence
Power
6ft Side Tank Small wheeled 6ft Side Tank
Variant Introduced 1906
As 6ft Side Tank
Tractive Effort 15,216lbs
As 6ft Side Tank
Inside Cylinders 19" x 26" (2 off)
As 6ft Side Tank
Inside Valves Slide
As 6ft Side Tank
Inside Motion Joy
As 6ft Side Tank

Wheels
6ft Side Tank Small wheeled 6ft Side Tank
Pony 3' 9" 3' 3"
Drivers 6'
As 6ft Side Tank
Truck 3' 9" 3' 3"
Total Wheelbase 32' 712"
As 6ft Side Tank
Descriptive Wheelbase 6' 3" + 8' 10½" + 10' 0" + 7' 6" = 32' 7½"
As 6ft Side Tank

Dimensions
6ft Side Tank Small wheeled 6ft Side Tank
Weight (in running order) 74t 15cwt
As 6ft Side Tank

Boiler & Firebox
6ft Side Tank Small wheeled 6ft Side Tank