Worthington Feedwater Heater
The purpose of a feed water heater was to preheat the
water before it is fed into the boiler. This improved the steam locomotive's
performance. Worthington made two types of boiler feedpumps/feedwater
heater for steam locomotives.
G1s 2212 only G1 with Worthington feedwater heater. Feedwater
pump is located behind shield on front of engine.
2592 only G2 with distinct Worthington feedwater heater on a short
train including lightweight mail and express car.
1200 and 2433 both equipped with Worthington FWH. Brandon, Manitoba 3/20/1955 Bruce Chapman Collection
Heading a fast time freight No. 2424 is seen speeding through Cobourg in May 1954. J.Walder/J.Riddell collection
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