A distinctive tender with a cylindrical water tank. The rectangular oil or coal bunker is perched at the forward end.
Variable Reluctance ...
A steam locomotive tender with a distinctive, rounded, tank-style compartment behind a squared-off front portion.
Variable Voltage Post ...
Vanderbilt Tender - A cylindrical-shaped tender featuring a partially squared-off front; used for either coal or oil.
Vestibule - Covered gangway giving access between cars.
Early 4-6-6-4 Little Challenger 3915 (later 3815) with Semi-Vanderbilt tender. UP photo.
Original Bowser Challenger with wood Semi-Vanderbilt tender - 1951. This Challenger was originally purchased by J. Rhodes in Monterey California.
See also: Steam, Engine, Scale, Locomotive, Point