Rivarossi Loco's

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by Sawdust, Sep 5, 2009.

  1. Cybergrinder

    Cybergrinder Member Extraordinaire

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    Wow, I knew that you (Americans) ran bigger locos in the steam age than those found in Europe but the Big Boy is massive! I don't think any European line could have accomodated it ;)
  2. toptrain1

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    Well, the biggest and most powerfully was one of the last steam locomotives made. Two different railroads ran them but the most remembered is the C&O Allegany 2-6-6-6. This is not a Rivarossi model but a brass one made by Akane.

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  3. Cybergrinder

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    Lovely loco & I love what I've seen of your layout!
  4. zathros

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    It probably would have sunk the U.K., or tilted it at least. I don't think Europe had enough coal to run it. ;)
  5. Cybergrinder

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    I had this mental picture on the UK as a see-saw & this loco sitting near Birmigham (don't pronounce the H ;) to prevent either the South of England or Scotland having a dip in the North Sea. :)