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Saint Class 135 ish mph

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by Reading General, May 5, 2017.

  1. Copper-capped

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    Now that would really depend on how many nazis are in tow.
     
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    Not so Sir, I merely jest (as in my judgement did Andrew). For my part, no offence was intended and like yourself, I've learned much from this thread, not least that such a story existed in the first place.
     
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    I fixed it for you Howard! Post #1 says "story", post #4 has the word "claim".....23 pages of knickers in knots! :eek:
     
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    Good catch Ross, thanks. Original post amended accordingly.:)
     
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    Without wishing to revive the topic for the sake of argument, however this paragraph caught my eye in Peter Tuffery's book on the A4 Pacifics:


    So even greater care was taken on Mallard's record attempt than the usual setup, it appears.
     
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    ah so, the paper was the fastest paper in the world then?
     
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    I thought the fastest paper in the world was The Express.

    Tom (racing to fetch coat ...)
     
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    Both excellent replies! :)
     
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    Surely the toilet paper on Concorde....
     
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    Nah that was stationery
     
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    I suppose The Telegraph goes at more or less the speed of light ...

    Tom
     
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    But I thought the Telegraph was trying to go backwards?


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    No, they are racing forward to the nineteenth century, dressed like a kwaker ...

    Tom
     
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    Don't even think of mentioning the Daily Heil.....
     
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    I hadn’t till you mentioned them.


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    I don't suppose the smaller wheeled version of Gooch's Firefly's were particularly fast either.
     

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