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Lombard Log Hauler
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 Posted: Sat May 14th, 2011 07:10 pm
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Dusten Barefoot
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Hey everyone, this is pretty interesting.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPJkkH3ELAA&feature=related

It seems they acutally built these. They are not converted from locomotives.

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 Posted: Sun May 15th, 2011 02:21 am
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The BNRA Bulletin ran at least 2 articles about them, in the good old says (1970's).



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 Posted: Sun May 15th, 2011 11:22 am
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The narrow Gauge & Shortline Gazette ran an article on Lombards also, I think they also had plans of one. They wern't the only builder of these things, I think there was an 'Atlas' manufacturer too. Lombard also built some early IC models. They looked just like an early 1920s or '30s truck with cat tracks on the rear.



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 Posted: Mon May 16th, 2011 12:46 pm
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Cool!

I have seen photos of these with the skis on the front in place of the tires for winter logging.

Never saw this style where you can drive while in the outhouse.



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 Posted: Thu May 19th, 2011 01:48 am
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There was a nice article in Timber Times magazine...I will search for it & let ya'll know. I believe that I saw an HO model of a Lombard offered also. One would make an interesting project but I don't believe they were used anywhere but the north and north east US.

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 Posted: Thu May 26th, 2011 07:19 am
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I wonder how the fellow steering in front communicates with the engine crew? By a hoot and a holler? Or is/was there some other device?



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