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3 edition of The Stirling singles of the Great Northern Railway. found in the catalog.

The Stirling singles of the Great Northern Railway.

Kenneth Leech

The Stirling singles of the Great Northern Railway.

by Kenneth Leech

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Published by David& Charles; Macdonald & Co .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLocomotive monographs
ContributionsBoddy, Maurice George.
The Physical Object
Pagination160p.,ill.,26cm
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20897031M

Stirling’s Arrival at Doncaster. Following Sturrock's notification to the Board of his impending retirement, Patrick Stirling, Locomotive Engineer of the Glasgow & South Western Railway (), was interviewed at a GNR Board meeting (1st December ) for the post of Works Manager. At that time the Works was only repairing locomotives, so it would appear to be a curious downward move. 8 Nov - Explore garymorewood's board "stirling", which is followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Damsel in distress, Stirling and Women ties. singles, videos, remixes, live performances and more for Android, iOS and desktop. It's all 16 pins.

Scotland Tours for Solo / Single Travellers Say yes to adventure by jumping on a tour of Scotland designed for solo travellers and explore the world on your own. The itineraries will guide you through the streets of Edinburgh, and charm you with the vibe of Glencoe. The Great Northern Railway (GNR) No. 1 class Stirling Single is a class of steam locomotive designed for express passenger work. Designed by Patrick Stirling, they are characterised by a single pair of large driving wheels which led to the nickname "eight-footer".Originally the locomotive was designed to carry up to 26 passenger carriages at an average speed of 47 miles per hour.".

"Yes I do," said Skarloey, "a Great Northern Railway Stirling Single, the fourth engine on the old Sodor and Mainland." "We also remember her run in with Johnson in ," added Rheneas, "don't know what happened to him afterward." "And then Emily was put onto a disused line to avoid being scrapped," continued Skarloey. "I remember now!". By David H. Hickcox. GREAT NORTHERN STEAM & ELECTRIC IN COLOR. Very nice dark green textured cloth boards with title in gold on front board and spine. Text pages are crisp and clean.


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The Stirling Singles of the Great Northern Railway [Leech, Kenneth And Maurice G. Boddy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Stirling Singles of the Great Northern Railway5/5(1). The Great Northern Railway (GNR) No. 1 Class Stirling Single, is a type of steam locomotive designed for express passenger work.

Designed by Patrick Stirling, they are characterized by a single pair of large driving wheels which led to the nickname "eight-footer". Originally, the locomotive was designed to carry up to 26 passenger carriages at an average speed of 47 miles per hour.

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Book Description David & Charles 1st pp ills. major work on Stirling Singles,colour frontis,sl. discolouration to end pap Title: The Stirling Singles of The Great Northern Railway.

The Stirling Singles of the Great Northern Railway (David & Charles Locomotive Monographs) by Kenneth H. Leech; Maurice G. Boddy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Buy THE STIRLING SINGLES of the Great Northern Railway 1st by LEECH K H & BODDY M G (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). The drawing below is based upon that in the book The Stirling Singles of the Great Northern Railway.

the colouring is also based upon the information given in the same book. It is not intended to be a detailed image but a general impression to aid the purchase of coloured paints. Doncaster railway works is a plant located in the town of Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England.

Always referred to as "the Plant", it was established by the Great Northern Railway inreplacing the previous works in Boston and it undertook only repairs and maintenance.

The Great Northern Railway (GNR) No. 1 class Stirling Single is a class of steam locomotive designed for express passenger work. Designed by Patrick Stirling, they are characterised by a single pair of large (8' 1") driving wheels which led to the nickname "eight-footer".Originally the locomotive was designed to haul up to 26 passenger carriages at an average speed of 47 miles per hour (76 km/h).".

Painting my Stirling 8’ single. General. Board Admin. As an aside I have been searching for a copy of Boddy and Leech book on the singles and failed miserably BUT did find a reference to the GNR by NGroves and managed to get a decent copy of volume two which covers The Stirling era from - 95 interesting stuff but naturally only.

Stirling's successor Henry Ivatt built a further twelve singles between before moving on to larger designs. The attraction of the 'single' ( or otherwise) was that, thanks to the 'gearing' effect of the large single driving wheels, a locomotive could obtain high speeds while the operating speed of the engine's pistons and.

Stirling Single' steam locomotive No.1, Stirling Single' steam locomotive No.1, This locomotive was designed by Patrick Stirling for the Great Northern Railway and was built Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images. Lots of good history here of the Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway, which was owned by (you guessed it) the Midland Railway and the Great Northern Railway.

The "Railway Race to the North", a fabled series of events in the period, was a province of the express Singles. The Stirling singles were Great Northern Railway (which later became a part of the LNER), not Great Western as the article states.

Frank Scott Octo Reply The Pennsylvania RailRoad’s class K4s Pacifics had 80″ drivers and were know as very fast engines. The STIRLING SINGLES of the Great Northern Railway D&C, pp.with col. frontis, illus, 33 line drwgs & working drwgs, tables & a chronology. SOLD. Great Northern Railway and East Coast Joint Stock Carriages.

£ The Book of the Great Northern. £ In Stock. The Brampton Railway. £ Out Of Stock. The Brightlingsea Branch. The Stirling Singles of The Great Northern Railway. GNR's Chief Engineer, Patrick Stirling, built these particular Singles. (But most railways had them in the late s.) Despite the competition (mostly for access to London, the Capital,) the MR and the GNR were also partners in some areas - in particular the "Midland &.

History of Great Northern Railway Mr. Kirtley's for the London, Chatham and Dover, Mr. Bromley's and Mr. Holden's for the Great Eastern, Mr. Stirling's latest singles on the Great Northern, and the various designs recently introduced by his successor (Mr. Ivatt), Mr. Webb's different types of compounds on the London and North Western, Mr.

It is believed that the photo depicts a member of the 2 Class of which 13 were built between and to the design of Patrick Stirling. Stirling later went on to famously produce his ‘Stirling Singles’ for the Great Northern Railway.In Patrick Stirling arranged with Samuel Waite Johnson - who had taken over from Robert Sinclair on the Great Eastern in before moving to the Midland Railway in - to borrow Sinclair number for comparative trials against existing Sturrock and Stirling 7' singles on express services between London and Peterborough.Great Western's Iron Duke of had driving wheels of 8ft in diameter, and one of its class, Great Britain, recorded a speed of mph in One of the most elegant locomotives ever produced were the Stirling 8-foot singles of the Great Northern Railway.