Trailing wheel


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a hind wheel of a locomotive when it is not a driving wheel; also, one of the hind wheels of a carriage.
- Weale.

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That means it has four wheels in its leading pilot truck, which helps guide the locomotive into curves, followed by two sets of six driving wheels, and four trailing wheels that support the rear of the engine and its massive firebox.