It is of much interest to compare in a general way the developments of the locomotive in England and in America. The types differ in many respects, as shown in Table 1.
*Comparison of English and American Locomotives
Parts English American Frames Plate Bar Cylinders Inside Outside Drivers Not equalized Equlized Driver Centers Wrought iron Cast iron or steel Fire-box Copper Steel Tubes Brass Iron Cab Small Large Pilot No Yes Reverse gear Screw Lever Boiler Small and Low Large and high * The comparisons are not strictly true for every case but represent the conditions usually found.
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