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Fireless steam Locomotives
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Heating Oil Tenders in Cold Weather
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Driver counterweights
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Steam locomotive licensing and certification
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Cab Forward Steam Locomotives
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Seeking info: #2214 and #2215 in GA
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C & O 1309
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New York Central Lines 2941
by bengt  - 
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Trying to identify a steam locomotive photographed c. 1950
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steam rotary snow plow on the Bernina line
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1 Replies 
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Sharing locomotives
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1 Replies 
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0 Replies 
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3 Replies 
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Boiler explosions?
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Documents to download?
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Welded stays
by Steffen  - 
0 Replies 
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cab signals in steam locomotives?
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20 Replies 
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Steam turrets and dynamos
by #7470  - 
23 Replies 
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B&O mountain class
by irishtruckmen  - 
2 Replies 
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Booster engines
by Triplex  - 
13 Replies 
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Maine Central 470
by RGlueck  - 
0 Replies 
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when anthracite roads leased out power...
by Cowford  - 
10 Replies 
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90mph steam run in UK
by Chafford1  - 
5 Replies 
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Geared steam on the Pennsy?
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Steam Mastrou will be back in 2013
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Steam Boiler pressure relief valve
by BobLI  - 
9 Replies 
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String on NYC forum
by Allen Hazen  - 
2 Replies 
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by Cactus Jack  - 
7 Replies 
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Buried Locomotive Recovered in Florida
by hondajohn  - 
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"Forward-" and "Backward-" Angled Eccentric Cranks
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