(Top) MODERN PRACTICE is typified by the “Garratt” locomotive at the head of a goods train at Plavins Siding, Dwarda line, in the south-
5 ft 9 in diameter, a total heating service of 2,640 sq ft, a boiler pressure of 180 lb per sq in, and a tractive effort of 30,500 lb. Engine and tender, in working order, weigh 159 tons.
(Bottom) A Kalgoorlie-
(Top left) A2 CLASS LOCOMOTIVE. The principal dimensions of this 4-
(Bottom left) “S” CLASS LOCOMOTIVE built at the Newport Workshops for the Victorian Railways. The leading dimensions of this “Pacific” are: three cylinders, 20½ in by 28 in; diameter of coupled wheels, 6 ft; total heating surface, 3,736 sq ft; boiler pressure, 200 lb per sq in; and tractive effort, 41,000 lb. The weight of engine and tender in working order is 194 tons 13 cwt, while the adhesive weight is 70 tons 5 cwt. The tender has a water capacity of 8,600 gallons and space for 9 tons of fuel.
(Centre) USED BY THE VICTORIAN RAILWAYS on the narrow-
(Top right) “C” CLASS LOCOMOTIVE FOR FREIGHT TRAINS on the Victorian Railways. This 2-
(Bottom right) “X” CLASS LOCOMOTIVE. This 2-
(Top) New South Wales Government Railways train of eleven coaches weighing 300 tons, headed by a “C.35” class engine. This 4-
(Middle) “Mountain” type freight locomotive on a New South Wales Government Railways train. This engine, first put into service in 1929, has three cylinders 23 ¼in by 28 in, driving wheels of 5 ft diameter, a total heating surface of 4,163 sq ft, a boiler pressure of 200 lb per sq in, and a tractive effort of 56,000 lb. The total weight of engine and tender in working order is 227 tons 12 cwt.
(Bottom) A 4-