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Posted: Mon Aug 7th, 2017 10:58 pm
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Joined: Wed Apr 13th, 2011
Location: Florida USA
Looks like a GE 44 ton on wide (1676 mm) track. The third rail under it is probably gauged to 4' 8 1/2". Note how the sideframes are almost flush with the outside edges of the chassis:
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Posted: Tue Aug 8th, 2017 12:38 am
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Joined: Sun Feb 17th, 2013
Location: Friedberg, Germany
The standard gauge in Brazil is 1600mm ( 5' 3", same as the erstwhile Pennsylvanian Trolleys )
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Posted: Wed Aug 9th, 2017 08:55 pm
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Interesting reason (I think) for that, if anyone cares---Pennsylvania trolleys that is---
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Posted: Tue Jan 9th, 2018 10:14 am
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Joined: Mon Aug 6th, 2007
Looks like an 80 tonner since it has steps like a switcher inserted into the frame. Other than the trucks being gauged for 5'3" it looks like the ex-Army 80 tonners that are out and about since the US Army disposed of them 15 yrs ago or more. The inside rail may be gauged to meter gauge also.
Posted: Wed Jan 10th, 2018 05:09 pm
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