Wheel Arrangements

2-8-8-2 Wheel Arrangement

2-8-8-2 Wheel Arrangement

In the early 20th century, large articulated steam locomotives were…

Who is the Whyte in Whyte Notation?

Who is the Whyte in Whyte Notation?

Frederick Methvan Whyte had been working in the railroad industry…

2-10-4, Texas Type

2-10-4, Texas Type

To identify locomotives, American railroads use the “Whyte Notation” system….

0-10-2, Union Type

0-10-2, Union Type

In the prime of the steam era, railroad companies were…