Plumbing Through Smokebox

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Bill Shields
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Re: Plumbing Through Smokebox

Post by Bill Shields » Sat Jan 15, 2022 2:43 pm

Or with turbo generators on coal burners

An advantage to dumping over the side is that you can see that the pump is running or stuck because the exhaust is separate.

I have a couple of locos where that is the primary way that I keep track of the pump running speed..crude but effective
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Re: Plumbing Through Smokebox

Post by Glenn Brooks » Sat Jan 15, 2022 8:32 pm

Dan, very interesting. Thanks! Good info.
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