• General Discussion: Locomotives, Rolling Stock, and Equipment

  • General discussion about locomotives, rolling stock, and equipment
General discussion about locomotives, rolling stock, and equipment

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The evolution of the American railroad system 1893
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Railway track and track work 1908
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Old Railroad Trade journals
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Locomotive text for engineers and firemen 1909
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Engine Whistle Signals
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Trackside Fueling
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British / European Rolling stock operating in North America?
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15 Replies 
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American Rail Car Institute - Freight Car Orders
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Bi-level DMU: who can do it?
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Steam Locomotives Still in Service?
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1 Replies 
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12 Replies 
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Eight-Axle Locomotives (Electric, Diesel and Gas Turbine)
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Could Transmashholding expand to North America?
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4 Replies 
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Transition from link/pin to AAR knuckle couplers
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4 Replies 
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Does Coal Dust Affect Railfan Health?
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7 Replies 
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Questions for railroad experts familiar with lanterns
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3 Replies 
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How to fire up a steam locomotive video
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0 Replies 
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High Points of how railroads and locomotives came to be?
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Stupid question about car hand brakes
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Brotherhood of locomotive firemen and engineers
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1 Replies 
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Eugene Bourdon and the Bourdon tube
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4 Replies 
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Help with a whistle identification please
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1 Replies 
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