Turning locomotive wheels

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Turning locomotive wheels

Post by Mr Ron » Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:20 pm

I came across this video that shows in vivid detail the turning of wheel treads on a steam locomotive. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-7LsyK-aCk
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Re: Turning locomotive wheels

Post by spro » Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:50 am

Astounding neat video. Thanks!

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Re: Turning locomotive wheels

Post by NP317 » Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:58 am

They accomplish in hours what would take us days or weeks, removing/re-installing wheels for turning.
I want one!

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