Unusual uses for steam locomotives

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Robert T
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Unusual uses for steam locomotives

Postby Robert T » Thu Apr 03, 2008 11:58 am

Dismembered locomotive in use as a generator, Duran, Ecuador:


A pair of Japanese built Mikados set up intact to run a generator (via their driving wheels) in a rice mill in Thailand:


I found out about these two examples from the Railway Preservation News website at http://www.rypn.org.

There may be more examples at the following website:
International Working Steam Locomotives 2008:

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