Walschaert Gear Operation Video

Discussion in 'General Steam' started by Ozarktraveler, Dec 26, 2019.

  1. Ozarktraveler

    Ozarktraveler Member

    Thought this was interesting. Moderators please delete if inappropriate.

     
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  2. Joe Lovett

    Joe Lovett Member

    Craig, very cool video, well explained and interesting.

    Joe
     
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  3. klrwhizkid

    klrwhizkid Administrator Staff Member Administrator Frisco.org Supporter

    It was well produced and fairly well explained. The author could have explained that the radius rod is connected to the Johnson Bar in the cab; this is what the engineer adjusts to vary the power output and efficiency.
     
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  4. magistrate

    magistrate Member

    The Johnson bar also controls the direction of travel.

    Robert
     
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  5. Sirfoldalot

    Sirfoldalot Frisco.org Supporter Frisco.org Supporter

    I have never been able to say WALSCHAERT correctly.
    wall short ... washeret ... I give up!
     
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  6. Joe Lovett

    Joe Lovett Member

    Is that pronounced, Wal-scha-ert?

    Joe
     
  7. klrwhizkid

    klrwhizkid Administrator Staff Member Administrator Frisco.org Supporter

    Think WallShared where the d sound is replaced by a t sound like in shirt.
     
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