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  • Still higher speeds, up to 75 or even 80 m.
  • For speeds over six knots a 14-second glass is employed, and the speed indicated by the log-line is doubled.
  • Or more which are now performed by several railways in Great Britain, and on which average speeds of 54 or 55 m.
  • Steam at high pressure exhausting into the atmosphere is still commonly used, but the great power required for raising heavy loads from deep pits at high speeds has brought the question of fuel economy into prominence, and more economical types of the two-cylinder tandem compound class with high initial steam pressure, superheating and condensing, have come in to some extent where the amount of work to be done is sufficient to justify their high initial cost.
  • 4), a taffrail one, which, however, is not as a rule used for speeds over 18 knots.

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