Unusual uses for steam locomotives

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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:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/10386678@N02/1270069852/


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

http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/steam/trains/thai03.htm


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:
http://www.steam.dial.pipex.com/internat.htm

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