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Porta's locomotive.......

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by D6332found, Oct 8, 2017.

  1. Reading General

    Reading General Part of the furniture

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    me? noooo
     
  2. Kylchap

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    Just over the border from Argentina is Paraguay. Some years ago the rail system became totally decrepit. The state couldn't afford to repair it, so just closed the whole lot down. Some locos and rolling stock were just left where they were and the tracks concreted over around them. Here's one from my visit in 2010. Do you think we could get this one running again?

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    Or maybe this one doesn't need so much work . . .

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    On the other hand . . .

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  3. The Saggin' Dragon

    The Saggin' Dragon Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Moderator Friend

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    Scary looking ghost in the first pic :)
     
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    Don't think even Porta could have done much with the last one...
     
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    Pelletised fuel perhaps......

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    Assuming it could be made to fit (which somehow, I doubt!) It'd probably be easier to get working reliably than 'The Cabbage' :Wideyed:
     

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