by Emmett Smith
So coal- and oil-fired locomotives are a thing of the past, eh?
copyright by Robin Barnes — http://www.robinbarnes.net/
Maybe, maybe not. Remember the old saying from our young salad beatnik days in the ’60s, “What goes around…eventually runs straight up your hind leg and bites you right smack dab in the kiester!” So check out this link:
The only thing is, I would go for a steam turbine. Not as romantic as a lot of shiny pushrods flailing around and around, but even more efficient. And if you want to get at just about anything to do with railroads, Rail Serve is the website:
[Emmett R Smith
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[21 December 2008]