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 Posted: Mon Dec 26th, 2011 12:49 am
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W C Greene

Joined: Fri May 4th, 2007
Location: Royse City, Texas USA
Posts: 8056
In Nevada, the old Ludlow & Southern's shop crew created a most unusual "locomotive" which proves the point that there is a prototype for ANYTHING. Check this out:

The crew mounted a Holt tractor motor and transmission on the remains of old 4-6-0 #2. This photo is a little old & weathered but you can see what a shop crew can/could do with a little imagination. OK, who will build an operating model of this one? I dare you!!!

The photo was by Richard Berry from Myrick's "Railroads of Nevada Vol. 2". These books are full of cool and unusual locos and cars. Thought everyone would get a hoot about this one.


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