The Age of Steam and My Bike

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  1. Tenerrod

    Tenerrod Make it shiny

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    [FONT=Book Antiqua, Times New Roman, Times]Class leader W 901 was placed in traffic in April 1951. Designed with a maximum axle load of 10 tons, for operation on the WAGR's (Western Australian Government Railways) extensive system of light lines, special features on the W class included the provision of roller bearings and compensated springing on all carrying axles, self cleaning smoke box, self emptying hopper type ash pan, thermic syphons and power-operated reversing gear.
    Hotham Valley Tourist Railway, Dwellingup, Western Australia.

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  2. santaferider

    santaferider The Argienaut

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    I got a few of those...

    natural steam (Yellowstone)

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    man made steam

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  3. Throttlemeister

    Throttlemeister Long timer Super Supporter

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    Some from a Cuban train museum, they had a lot of old burners.
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    I was blowing some smoke since they wern't anymore, the old Cuban night guard had the shakes:lol3
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  4. Andylaser

    Andylaser Heavy Metal

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    Thats really cool. Beautiful steam engine and scenery. Where was this taken?
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  5. santaferider

    santaferider The Argienaut

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    on CO17 going up to Cumbres Pass
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  6. Velour Fog

    Velour Fog Pants optional

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    Is that where the two chicks were ignoring you and chatting up the old engineer??:rofl
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  7. I GS 1

    I GS 1 I 90S I

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    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/geckoracing/2919753083/" title="Kingston Flyer 1 by i90si, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3191/2919753083_b34138008f_b.jpg" width="1024" height="768" alt="Kingston Flyer 1"></a>
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  8. Hosebag

    Hosebag Difficult but Useful

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    The two Durango-Silverton trains stuck in Silverton last week due to a mudslide
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  9. Mr.Mellow's WildRide

    Mr.Mellow's WildRide Been here awhile

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    My cousin, Greg, was one of the engineers on the Cumbres & Toltec some years back. I got to ride in the engine one day and even stoked some coal into the boiler. The pass they go over has some of the hairiest snowstorms in the area. It's a narrow gauge railway and very authentic.

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    If I'm not mistaken, the spot where you photographed the train is just South of Manassas, Colorado....birthplace of Jack Dempsey, "The Manassas Mauler".
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