Steam locomotive...
December 23, 2009 10:24PM
All aboard the polar express: Steam locomotive takes home passengers stranded by snow-delayed modern trains

Passengers stranded when modern-day trains fell victim to the freezing weather have been rescued by the crew of a steam engine.
About 100 passengers climbed aboard the first mainline steam locomotive to be built in Britain for almost half a century at London Victoria when electric trains were delayed


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Scott Finegan
Re: Steam locomotive...
January 02, 2010 02:22PM
While reading "Locomotive Valves and Valve Gears" by Yoder and Wharen, Reprinted 1993 by TEE Publinsihing, I came across a photo of a 2-8-8-8-2 (p134) (Articulated Tripple Coumpound) I thought that the "Big Boy" (4-8-8-4) was the largest steam engine ever (maybe the biggest UP engine). Also mentioned on page 167, (Whyte's system) is a 2-8-8-8-8-2. Were any of them ever made? Any photos?

I'll try to attatch a scan image, but this scanner is a challange.

Charles
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ben
Re: Steam locomotive...
January 02, 2010 04:00PM
Try ,,,, 2 chinese locomotive qj class in jingpeng 2,,,,,If it will come up,,,10 drivers,,,on a double header,,,Also look for a "little engine,,chinese 4 its a great clip of a 1908 narrah gage pull'n a hill,,loggin train,,I think its link and pin couplers an' no sign [that I could see] of any brake hoses,,,Pulln' hard,,AND NO SLIP,,,wow,,,Cheers Ben
ben
Re: Steam locomotive...
January 02, 2010 04:15PM
No 2 engine is under ,,,,""Chinese little locomotive 4,"",,,on U tube,,,good luck finding it,,,Cheers,,Ben
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