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Lake Xhore Bnllda Xf w Style of l.oro motive for Kxoerlaneatal Parpoaea. The Lake Shore road is experimenting with a new style locomotive which has been built in its shops at Collinwood. Ohio. The locomotive is for inspection purposes, and Is equipped with Walscbaert valve arid piston valves. It has four t welve inch cylinders two inside and two outside the frame. The main driving shaft is in the ehape of a letter "Z." and the main rods connected with the cylinders inside tho frame are attached to it.. The rods connected w ith the cylinders outside the frame are attached to the pins. When the cylinders on the outside of the frame are takiag steam in the forward end the cylinders on the outside of the frame are :akng steam in the rear, and rice versa. The object is to lake the Jar off the cab. This will be the oaly simple engine counterbalanced in this way. Its designer claims that it will be a great improvement over the old style Inspection engine, and will prove popular.