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various steam ftg
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American single drivers
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Mars lights?
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Steam shoots out and why?
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College paper on steam locomotives
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12 Replies 
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em 1
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Book Review: Red Devil and other tales from the age of steam
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Hiesler And Stream Generator
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5AT Project
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How do you "MU" Steam Locomotives?
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hoghead
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1 Replies 
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Quote About Steam Locomotives
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1 Replies 
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End of the line for the 261?
by D.Carleton  - 
13 Replies 
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Does anybody recognize this locomotive? (Shay)
by lukerice  - 
24 Replies 
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A Question About Garratt-Type Locomotives...
by Komachi  - 
27 Replies 
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UP 4018 "Big Boy" Photos for Reference / Modeling
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0 Replies 
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Advanced steam, operational comparisons
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35 Replies 
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NKP 765 in Ohio
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0 Replies 
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"Hopping" steam engines
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New York Central experimental HS-1a
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2 Replies 
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8 Replies 
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Rogers Rocket ID needed
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Fifty Years Later
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Steam Engine #18
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Need identification on this part
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2 Replies 
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Herdner Starting Valves
by Cactus Jack  - 
3 Replies 
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Union Pacific "FEF-4" data?
by Allen Hazen  - 
2 Replies 
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Question about a photo of 2 C&NW steamers being serviced
by Leo_Ames  - 
0 Replies 
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Coal Specifications - Locomotives
by Cactus Jack  - 
11 Replies 
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by Steffen  - 
7 Replies 
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