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LMS Patriot Project Updates

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by Gav106, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. RalphW

    RalphW Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Administrator Friend

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    I seem to remember that either Rob Adamson or Andy Wilcock originally worked at Bury for Ian Riley, or is my memory confusing them with someone else?
     
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    Andy Wilcock was at Rileys till about late 2009, early 2010
     
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    Thanks, I thought I recognised one of them....
     
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    Interesting... I wonder how long it will take for somebody to go up in arms in protest about the lack of 'authenticity' in this, even though very few people would be able to tell the difference on appearance alone and it will make the locomotive work better!
     
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    A very long time, I would think. Not only do many LMS locos have better injectors than originally fitted, but only those used almost always on the main line have an exhaust injector. Add in rocking grates and hopper ashpans, speedometers, front cwa equipment and a variety of other preservation fittings and there are a number of subtle detail differences.
     
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    Authenticity always will - and when safer operation is concerned definitely must - take second place to practical considerations on locomotives in service. But once lost it is gone for ever, which is my beef with the "steam everything" lobby.
     
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