. The science of railways . Which are the main drivers of a locomotive?That pair of wheels to which the main rods areattached. On which axle is it customary to place theeccentrics, and why? On the main axle, so thatthe engine can be run, even with all the side rodstaken down. Describe the difference between a standard,mogul, ten-wheel and consolidation engine. Astandard engine has four drivers, connected, anda four-wheel truck. A mogul has six drivers, con-nected, and a pony or two-wheel truck. A ten-wheel engine has six drivers, connected, and a OF THE LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER 79 four-wheel truck.
RM2CH10D0. The science of railways . Which are the main drivers of a locomotive?That pair of wheels to which the main rods areattached. On which axle is it customary to place theeccentrics, and why? On the main axle, so thatthe engine can be run, even with all the side rodstaken down. Describe the difference between a standard,mogul, ten-wheel and consolidation engine. Astandard engine has four drivers, connected, anda four-wheel truck. A mogul has six drivers, con-nected, and a pony or two-wheel truck. A ten-wheel engine has six drivers, connected, and a OF THE LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER 79 four-wheel truck.