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 LNER 4496

 

Ex LNER Gresley 4-6-2 Class A4 Pacific locomotive

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60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER in York NRM

 

60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, at Shildon 'Locomotion' NRM before repainting

The A4 Gresley 4-6-2 Pacific locomotive 60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER was built at the famous Doncaster Plant Locomotive Works in 1937 and was 'exported' to the National Railroad Museum of the USA. The pair of A4 Pacifics in the early morning sunshine at Shildon NRM soon after their return from Canada/USA in late 2012.

Technical detail specifications of locomotive 60008/4496: Boiler pressure of 60008/4496: 250 superheated lbf/sq.in., Weight of 60008/4496: loco 102.3 tons, tender 64.2 tons, Wheel diameter of 60008/4496: 3' 2'', 6' 8", 3' 8", Valve gear of 60008/4496: Walschaerts with derived motion for inside cylinder, piston valves, Cylinders (diameter x stroke) of 60008/4496: 18" x 26" (3), Tractive effort of 60008/4496:  lbf., BR Power classification of 60008/4496: Class 8P, Route availability RA 9

 

60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

 

60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

 

60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

 

60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER at York NRM after repainting

60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER freshly repainted in 2013 while visiting the UK in York NRM.

 

60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

 

60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

 

The driving wheels and link motion of 60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

 

60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER after repainting, at Shildon NRM (Feb 2014)

 

60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER has a very large 8 wheeled tender!

 

60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

 

60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, London North Easter Railway locomotive No. 1861, Doncaster 1937

 

60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER standing next to its 'North American cousin' 4489

Same streamlined profile, just different colours and numbering systems and 4489 carries a bell.

 

The meeting of three of the six surviving Gresley A4 Pacifics (60008/4496, 60010/4489 and 60022/4468)around the turntable of the Main Hall in York NRM museum. All six survivors are to meet up in the summer of 2013 in York.

60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER getting all painted up in 2013 for the big occasion!

 

"THE GREAT GATHERING" in York NRM in July 2013 of the six surviving Gresley Class A4 pacific locomotives that once worked the express passenger trains on the East Coast Mainline from London King's Cross to Edinburgh.

 

60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER in the company of other A4 Pacifics in York NRM 2013

 

(3) 60008 DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER at another great gathering of the six surviving Gresley A4 Pacifics at Shildon in Feb 2014.

 

SEE ALSO

BR 60007 SIR NIGEL GRESLEY, LNER 4498, Gresley 4-6-2 A4 Pacific

BR 60009 UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA, LNER 4488, Gresley 4-6-2 A4 Pacific

BR 60010 DOMINION OF CANADA, LNER 4489, Gresley 4-6-2 A4 Pacific

BR 60019 BITTERN, LNER 4464, Gresley 4-6-2 A4 Pacific

BR 60022 MALLARD, LNER 4468, Gresley 4-6-2 A4 Pacific

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