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At Messrs Robert Stephenson and Company’s works at Darlington there was lately completed for South America throe huge "Decapod" locomotives which rank as among the heaviest railway engines built in Great Britain. The engines are intended for the haul in g of heavy trainloads over mountain grades on the Argentine Great Western line. The engines have ten coupled wheels, with a leading two-wheeled bogie truck. They have been built for a sl'r. Gin. gauge, and having a weight exceeding 125 tons, while the tender carries 5,000 gallons of water, and has a 630 cubic feet space for the storage of wood.

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MONSTER RAILWAY ENGINES., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 6, 11 May 1907

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MONSTER RAILWAY ENGINES. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 6, 11 May 1907

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