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G42 is really a 'two-in-one' steam locomotive - two engines joined together with a common boiler.
With its classmate, G41, it was built in 1926 in Manchester (U.K.) by the locomotive company,
Beyer Peacock, to a design developed from an idea by H.W. Garratt.

Large Photo of G42    –    G42 Dimensions

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