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It is of much interest to compare in a general way the developments of the locomotive in England and in America. The types differ in many respects, as shown in Table 1.


*Comparison of English and American Locomotives

Parts English American
Frames Plate Bar
Cylinders Inside Outside
Drivers Not equalized Equlized
Driver Centers Wrought iron Cast iron or steel
Fire-box Copper Steel
Tubes Brass Iron
Cab Small Large
Pilot No Yes
Reverse gear Screw Lever
Boiler Small and Low Large and high
* The comparisons are not strictly true for every case but represent the conditions usually found.

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