Re: [z_scale] Re: Mallets - one more time again
> Anatole Mallet was the first one who used the application of compoundingin
> a locomotive for the Bayonne-Biarritz railway in France.The loco was a2-cyl.
> 0-4-2 tank locomotive, built in 1876.a
> This was the first compound locomotive,this was NOT what was later called
> "Mallet" locomotive.As many good ME's,Mallet made more than one technicalLeave it to someone on the "far" side of the "pond" to correctly set us
> development in his life.And what made him famous,the so-called
> "Mallet"-locomotive,to repeat it here again,was an ARTICULATED COMPOUND
straight on "this side" of the pond. You did well.
For your after-dinner entertainment, more than you ever wanted to know about
Mallet Articulated Compound Locomotives:
Article by Balwin Locomotive Works, written in 1912
with EXCELLENT illustrations
A list of articles written between 1900 and 1929 on Mallet Locos:
In fact, in searching for the "truth" I ran into a wonderful website with
loads of information, all published from 1860 thru 1935, all searchable,
Enjoy. Now all I need is one of these beasts in Z scale. <smile>
- Dieter_Mac_Nolte@... wrote:
>Yes this is an actual loco. Can be seen at
> 'Amtrak Acela', is this a real new development? My information on Amerikan locos
> ends with 1998, sorry. So, any info?