The French steam locomotive Type 211 Compound A №707 from 1885

The French steam locomotive Type 211 Compound A №707 from 1885, four cylinders de Glenn.

Compounding became popular for railway locomotives from the early 1880s and by the 1890s were becoming common. Large numbers were constructed, mostly two- and four-cylinder compounds, in France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, and the United States.

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