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 Posted: Fri Mar 27th, 2020 08:10 pm
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If you are looking for the unique and interesting,

this thread is the place!

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 Posted: Fri Mar 27th, 2020 11:10 pm
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Well it's on rails, but what is it ?





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 Posted: Sat Mar 28th, 2020 12:43 am
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The note at the bottom of the photo,

says it was used in the building of the aqueduct in California. 

I’m just guessing but.... gigantic portable cement mixer?

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 Posted: Sat Mar 28th, 2020 11:09 am
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Tom Ward wrote:  
The note at the bottom of the photo,

says it was used in the building of the aqueduct in California. 

I’m just guessing but.... gigantic portable cement mixer?


Had this idea too,
but it seems the mixing bowl stands behind it and isn't part of the vehicle.

It seems to me it is driven by the one cylinder engine, on the table to the right.

There is some machinery on the rail car to the right of the Holt engine... 
No idea what?

The rectangular thing on top of the "table" might be some sort of water tank,
as it has an "in" and "out" pipe.




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 Posted: Sat Mar 28th, 2020 01:24 pm
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A concrete pump?

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The surge tank is part of the cooling system,

piping runs from bottom of radiator into top of tank,

bottom line from tank runs down to transmission,

then into lower block of engine.




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Pennsylvania Railroad DD-1 running-gear.  :brill:






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Si. wrote:
If you happen to have a shelf layout ...

... where a sudden change of direction is needed in a tight corner !  ;)





Just found this whilst idly browsing ....

Can you expand with location please ?

Thanks.


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This was located on a firm's premises in Eastern Germany.

Could have been Dresden, but I'm not sure - have to dig.





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There used to be a similar sector plate here,

to access the siding across the road in the middle of this picture,

but it's gone sometime in the last 30 or so years .


https://goo.gl/maps/Fa7GSewCjbpvfXnA9


Bergerac, France


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