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Some really interesting photos
Posted: Sat Mar 12th, 2016 11:13 pm
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Posted: Sat Mar 12th, 2016 11:34 pm
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Now Michael will tell us that no one in their right mind would build an engine like that--
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Posted: Sun Mar 13th, 2016 03:00 am
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That is truly incredible! Two questions: How come the counterweights are not "in sync". and How fast does it go? I don't think it was made for a switcher or a point to point railroad. But yes...it is fun to watch.
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Posted: Sun Mar 13th, 2016 04:37 am
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Which one Herb?
Who in their right mind would build any loco...
Last edited on Sun Mar 13th, 2016 04:37 am by NevadaBlue ____________________ Ken
Posted: Thu Mar 17th, 2016 12:27 am
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Herb Kephart wrote: Now Michael will tell us that no one in their right mind would build an engine like that--
Not at all. The late Mr W. Heath Robinson was a hugely under valued pioneer of steam loco design. His combination steam:sail loco design was probably THE missed opportunity of the C20th.
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