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Mow I am officially depressed. Jose.

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Adapted to chain drive?

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They had actually ( Pictures are in the net ) converted old steam engines to diesel rail tractors. This one might be one of those conversions.

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Beg's the question, "That thing have a Hemi in it?"

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V12 Merlin


(they wish)



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Have a look at Australia Mill, Cuba. Picture #3

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... seems that the only thing holding them together is the rust...On a positive side, here is a MODELLING CHALLENGE!.  Jose.

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Thanks Jose & Helmut - I had never seen nor heard of a steamer converted to infernal combustion. As they say - "a prototype for everything".

Regards,            Michael

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I seem to recall seeing a photo of that locomotive in the Gazette once, a long time ago.

Those Cuban railways are a weathering fanatics dream! Everything is so rusty, grimy, and beat-up.

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Ray Dunakin wrote: I seem to recall seeing a photo of that locomotive in the Gazette once, a long time ago.



Ray,

Ah! That's where I saw this before. You're right I remember that to.

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Somewhere in the logging railroads of Pennsylvania series is a pic of a Heisler that was converted to diesel drive.

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Salada wrote:
Thanks Jose & Helmut - I had never seen nor heard of a steamer converted to infernal combustion. As they say - "a prototype for everything".

Regards,            Michael


Hi Michael,
Try this one
http://www.ilrms.com.au/leyland_krauss.htm
and
http://www.australiansteam.com/Newbold.htm

and one from Fiji now in the UK that has morphed back to steam - second loco down at

http://www.internationalsteam.co.uk/trains/fiji01.htm

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Found another one:
http://steampunkvehicles.tumblr.com/image/119128752138
Jose.

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Hi Jose & all,
I think that was the diesel-powered Heisler

Here's a diesel-powered set of Climaxc bogies - second bogie is under the log load - Britton Brothers Diesel #1 at Smithton Tasmania, and yes it has been modelled
http://www.geocities.ws/loggingloco1/BVT/bvlocomotive1.html

Also check out the Marshall while you are there... :bg:

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Holy rust!. What a pile of junk!. Love it!. Jose


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