Do you guys know of the famous WildNorWester? Lets think of one of his OC's that I like. Peter The LMS 8F. Some of you don't know that much about the LMS 8F's, so that's what im here today.
Welcome to the first installment for Ross Reviews! Now I know that you people that know about 98% of Britain's Railways, but there may be some people in this community that doesn't know so much about the Britain's Railways and Locomotives. Also I know that you can just go onto Google and look up 'LMS 8F Facts'... please just stay..
The LMS 8F were first built in 1935 on almost all 4 railways' works. For example, All of the 8F's were built in Crewe, Horwich, Darlington, Doncaster, and many other works. They were built between 1935-1946. In those 11 years, 852 were built. The 8F's had the idea of the Cylinder arrangement as the Black Fives, which is pretty noticeable.
The Reason of Being Built:
Before these beasts of the Rails, the LMS had a hard time with the Increasing goods