The 'tank' in its name refers to water tanks mounted either side of the boiler, as cranes were usually constructed on tank locomotives (as opposed to tender locomotives) for greater mobility in the confined locations where they were normally used.
- Shelton Iron & Steel Works No. 4101, an 0-4-0CT built by Dübs and Co. built in 1901, entering preservation on the East Somerset Railway in 1970, working 1977-1986 and later sold to the Foxfield Railway, where it entered service in 2010.
- Millfield, an 0-4-0CT built by Robert Stephenson and Hawthorns in 1942 (works no.7070), preserved at Bressingham Steam and Gardens.
- Crane Tank Locomotives in Australia - Australian Railway Historical Society Bulletin, June, 1985, pp123-139
- Keith Langston (13 August 2014). Scottish Steam: A Celebration. Wharncliffe. pp. 51–. ISBN 978-1-84563-163-5.
- Adrian Booth (1999). The Doxford Crane Tanks: Crane Tank Locomotives of Doxford's Shipyard. Railway Bylines.
- Fred Kerr (30 June 2017). Steam at Work: Preserved Industrial Locomotives. Pen and Sword. pp. 37–. ISBN 978-1-4738-9660-4.
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