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Fantasy Locomotive Trading (Warning: Contains WIBN)

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by ruddingtonrsh56, Jul 8, 2020.

  1. johnofwessex

    johnofwessex Part of the furniture

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    Kruger anyone?
     
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    If only there were two surviving Bulleid Q1s - one would be a perfect exchange for a Kruger...
     
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    Swap a Standard 4 tank for Dean's 4-2-4T no 9. I'm sure the Vampire CAD package could sort out the derailing problem!
     
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    How about an Ivatt 2MT Tank for a North British Railway Reid C16 tank?
    And an LMS 8F for a Lancashire & Yorkshire Hughes class 31 0-8-0...

    Richard.
     
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    An excellent idea. How about a second Leeds built austerity for Salamanca?

    Sent from my SM-A105FN using Tapatalk
     
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  6. johnofwessex

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    What if Alan Bloom was a fan of Claude Hamiltons?
     
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    If only............
     
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    And K3s, B17s, F5s..
     
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    Not an 8F being sent back, no, no, love 8Fs
     
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    I thought he tried to buy the last one but couldn't do it on his own and couldn't get any support to help.
     
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    If you look at the thread ‘Locomotives That Nearly Made It’ it seems that whilst a group of enthusiasts tried to convince Alan Bloom to buy the last D16 he wasn’t interested as he wasn’t fond of the class. A real shame
     
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    That's different from the story I heard, that was that he did try to raise interest in saving 62613 with the East Anglian Traction Engine club but they weren't interested as it was a railway locomotive, not a Traction Engine.
     
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    62613 beautiful, a graceful loco and still running with full valences, what a partner that would have been for 61572, oh well we can but dream.
     
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    So what shall we send back to get 62613....???
     
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    Anything with the number 34xxx, especially the so called ‘streamlined’ ones. ;)
     
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    Large prairie perhaps ?
     
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    Me too, but needs must... :)

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    How about a couple of Southern Pacifics, for a Raven 4-6-2/A2.
     
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    GW large prairie perhaps ?
     
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    4160?
     

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