The 0-4-0 George Stephenson, Glasgow and Garnkirk Railway, 1831


WescottÕs description: From a woodcut in D. 0. Hill's Views of the Glasgow and Garnkirk Railway, 1832. The engine was of the Samson, or four-coupled Planet, type used for goods trains. The cylinders, I I in. by 16 in., drove the back axle and were slightly inclined so that the piston rod worked below the leading axle. Heating surface 319-17 sq. ft. Pressure 50 lb. per sq. in. Weight said to be 61 tons, empty. Outside sandwich frame.