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by Robert T
Fri Jun 15, 2007 8:16 pm
Forum: Roundhouse discussions
Topic: Here's a good one.. 57 Plymouth buried in 57. Time capsule
Replies: 11
Views: 14385

Re: Here's a good one.. 57 Plymouth buried in 57. Time capsu

Here's some videos of the unearthing of the buried car and its contents.

http://www.kotv.com/special/buried-car/
by Robert T
Sat Mar 31, 2007 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Western MN Steam Threshers Reunion Community Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 1761

Western MN Steam Threshers Reunion Community Forum

For those into live steam locomotives, steam traction engines, stationary steam, and/or model steam, check out the WMSTR Community forum at: http://wmstrcommunityforum.com/ There are some great pics and video links. This show takes place every Labor Day weekend, Friday - Monday. For more information...
by Robert T
Tue Dec 26, 2006 9:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam engine valve gear animations for your computer
Replies: 0
Views: 1397

Steam engine valve gear animations for your computer

Although I posted this on Trainorders and the RYPN site, I thought I'd post it here too, for those who haven't been to any of those sites. Here is website to enable you to see animated versions of different types of steam engine valve gear on your computer and be able to control them too. http://www...
by Robert T
Tue Dec 26, 2006 8:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DM & E rumors?
Replies: 6
Views: 2084

Re: DM & E rumors?

Here's a website that encourages readers to stop the $2.3 billion loan to the DM&E.

http://www.dmetraintruth.com/

Robert
by Robert T
Tue Apr 25, 2006 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When 261 goes to Milwaukee in June...
Replies: 4
Views: 2346

Re: When 261 goes to Milwaukee in June...

Hey Mark, sounds like a great idea.
So far, I plan on riding on Wednesday and staying until Saturday or Sunday.

Robert T.
by Robert T
Thu Jan 12, 2006 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Railroads in New Zealand?
Replies: 6
Views: 2977

Re: Railroads in New Zealand?

I quickly looked up a few sites on Goggle and there are RR's in New Zealand running on a 42'' guage. They do run steam passenger excursions, although I haven't yet seen anything about steam freights or how well its maintained. I found some websites that should help you out. Robert T. http://en.wikip...
by Robert T
Thu Oct 06, 2005 2:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chinese QJ engines
Replies: 4
Views: 2656

Re: Chinese QJ engines

Mark,
The QJ's are 2-10-2's according to http://home.c2i.net/schaefer/qjdetails/qjhistory.html

Robert T
by Robert T
Tue Aug 23, 2005 11:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New FRA whistle law question
Replies: 19
Views: 7932

Re: New FRA whistle law - What the Feds say:

I read some of the FRA's ruling on their website and I have few questions about it. Did they want to specificaly want to ban steam whistles altogether or just ban the use of whistles and horns that were over a certain decibal limit? Does the loudness ruling also affect crossings out in the country o...
by Robert T
Tue Aug 02, 2005 2:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kinzua Viaduct - Question
Replies: 10
Views: 4988

Re: Kinzua Viaduce Question

Robert Ballard wanted to make a museum out of the Britannic. Instead of raising it up, he wanted to make an encloser around it, so that people could see it without getting wet.
Robert

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