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 Posted: Thu Feb 22nd, 2018 03:14 am
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And here's the Mexican GIANTS boilers ! :shocked:






:mex:



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 Posted: Thu Feb 22nd, 2018 04:17 am
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Seems like that loco would be just too heavy for light rail to support it.



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 Posted: Thu Feb 22nd, 2018 04:36 am
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Hi Michael :mex:



Oh come on ! ... It's ONLY about 11-Tons down-force per wheel ! :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :shocked:

Code-100 should take it ...

... but 83 ?



I dunno.:w:



The FACE of the MONSTER ! :bg:





The 200-year old Trevithick contraption, they recon was about 7-Tons total ...

... or 1.75-Tons per wheel.



It busted quite a few rails, so we are told.

Very short CAST-IRON 'flanged' sections, at the time.

Only really designed to support wagons drawn by horses.



Hope you used beefy enough rail for that new stub-switch ! ;)



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A Citroen 2CV does it too:
https://letsrideatrain.tumblr.com/image/171231048716

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One from my collection - can't remember what it was though!



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Now THAT is very oDd !  :Crazy:


Can't quite see or work out what's going on there ? L:

Could it be a 'geared' locomotive ?

Surely not ... ? ?  ???


Certainly an  oDdiTy oF tHe dAy  though.



:pimp:  Pimp my pistons !



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 Posted: Sun Mar 11th, 2018 07:06 pm
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I'm not exactly sure what this is



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Hi Tom and all,
A zebra pushme-pullyou?? Dunno either but it looks like a perway wotzit.

I'm assuming it is captive to a museum somewhere given the post and placard in front of it. I wonder if someone got a photo of the placard??



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or how about this Loco no 1 of the 6ft gauge Lodi railroad



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It almost looks more like a wreck than like a proper working loco.

Two questions comes to mind. Where is the space for coal supply (water could be in the tank under the boiler)? And, if they had a seperate tender, how to shovel the coal?

Btw, it looks like the track is made of wood.

Alwin

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