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Mr. J.E. McConnell

1851 — Large Bloomers
1852 — Patents
1854 — Small Bloomers
1861 — Class H

Mr. J. Ramsbottom

1859 — Problems
1863 — Samsons
1866 — Newtons

Mr. F.W. Webb

1874 — Precursors
1874 — Precedents
1876 — 2-4-0 Tanks
1879 — 4ft 6in 2-4-2Ts
1882 — Experiments
1884 — Dreadnoughts
1884 — Comp. 4-2-2-0T
1885 — Comp. 2-2-2-2T
1887 — Comp. 2-2-2-2T
1887 — Comp. 2-2-4-0T
1887 — Impr. Precedents
1889 — Whitworths
1889 — Teutonics
1890 — 5ft 6in 2-4-2Ts
1891 — Greater Britains
1894 — John Hicks
1897 — Jubilees
1898 — 5ft 3in 0-6-2Ts
1901 — Alfred the Greats

Mr. G. Whale

1903 — Benbows
1904 — Precursors
1905 — Experiments
1906 — 6ft 4-coupled Ts
1908 — Renowns

Mr. C.J. Bowen Cooke

1910 — George Vs
1910 — Superhtr 4-6-2Ts
1911 — Prince of Wales
1913 — Claughtons
1915 — Prospero
 

John Hick Class

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Vital Statistics

Official NameJohn Hick Class
Nickname
Water & Coal StorageTender
Water Capacity2000 gallons
Coal Capacity
Wheel Arrangement2-2-2-2
Driven WheelsFour: 6ft 3in
Carrying Wheels3ft 9in
Wheelbase8ft 5in + 8ft 3in +7ft
Total Wheelbase23ft 8in
Boiler
Boiler Pressure175psi
Grate Area20.5sq ft
Tubes1,381.2sq ft
Total Heating Area1540.9sq ft
CylindersThree: 15in dia (O), 30in dia (I); 24in stroke
Weight
DesignerMr. F.W. Webb
Number in Class10
Lifetime1894-1912

Notes:

Distinguishable from the larger 'Greater Britains' by the noticeably smaller wheels and by the absence of a pair of rectangular access (lubricating) slots in the horizontal component of the splasher.

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