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  1. LMS2968 liked Johnb's post in the thread Crowdfunding appeal for 6201.

    Is that a promise?

    Feb 17, 2018 at 5:00 PM
  2. LMS2968 replied to the thread Steam locomotives' lighting.

    Several Black Fives - and Pacifics 6256/57 - were fitted with a steam turbo (I think) generators from building in LMS days. Their main function was to power the headlamps, but cab lighting was included. The headlamps and electrical equipment was...

    Feb 17, 2018 at 1:08 PM
  3. LMS2968 liked J Shuttleworth's post in the thread Crowdfunding appeal for 6201.

    I wouldn’t worry too much - but this is how incorrect second-hand stories on forums such as this fuel such rumours. I’ve been involved in this funny old game a lot longer than many might think! JS

    Feb 17, 2018 at 9:56 AM
  4. LMS2968 liked J Shuttleworth's post in the thread Crowdfunding appeal for 6201.

    I think my recollection may be a little better than yours, given that I’ve attended most SLOA/MSLO meetings since 1988 and still retain most of the minutes - and Irecall Your involvement. David’s grouse with what was then SLOA dates from the...

    Feb 17, 2018 at 9:56 AM
  5. LMS2968 liked martin1656's post in the thread Current and Proposed New-Builds.

    Thats another issue, with more railways going for treated water, water from an untreated site could have an adverse effect on the boiler take a railway that uses RO water, how much untreated water would it take to cause impurities in an...

    Feb 15, 2018 at 2:31 PM
  6. LMS2968 replied to the thread Current and Proposed New-Builds.

    No, about 20 mph minimum, but the amount you'd pick up would be small. Troughs represent a large capital outlay, and it's difficult to see how it could be recouped on a preserved line, especially when you add in the damage to the p-way.

    Feb 13, 2018 at 1:12 PM