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Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by ross, Oct 8, 2020.

  1. johnofwessex

    johnofwessex Part of the furniture

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    Either the crew member is a dwarf, or that's one big f***off Thomas!

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    There's always a Sting in these adverts...

    Didn't they do a Percy as well?
    After Thomasland at Drayton Manor perpetrates a steam-outline Thomas with *false wheels* (it's a bogie unit underneath), those habitant in fully-fenestrated abodes need to be suitably careful before ballistically interjecting fragments of rock
     
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    I've never been a huge fan of USA steam locos, but that Porter saddle tank switcher does look really nice. A shame it's been converted, hopefully the original bits still survive.

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    Yes, they did manufacture a "Percy" , but it is unpowered (and has a "smoke generator" of some sort) . The train is powered by a diesel switcher (possibly their version of "Mavis") located at the other end of the stock!
    https://www.strasburgrailroad.com/percy-fact-sheet/
    They have painted up one of their Bo-Bo diesels as "Mavis", but it is rather unlike the Drewry diesel it is supposed to represent...
    https://www.strasburgrailroad.com/mavis-fact-sheet/
    A bit too large to work Ipswich/Yarmouth/Lowestoft Docks or the Wisbech & Upwell!
     

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