swimming loco

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  1. jim currie

    jim currie Active Member

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    dont know where or when;)
  2. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    I'll bet they were getting nervy if they didn't know how deep the water was!

    Great pic Jim! Lessee some more!
  3. jkristia

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    did they still have to stop at the water tower? :)
  4. belg

    belg Member

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    That's one of those submarine/amphibious loco's they used during the second world war wasnt it:D :eek: ?
  5. neilmunck

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    That is just a cheap fake made using a MDC 0-6-0 with the slope back tender and some really skillful use of acrylic gloss medium for the water then put through GIMP or photoshop to make it look like an old photo :p :p :p

    just like that famous "loch ness monster pic"

    this is also a fake using a G scale monster in a small inlet on the loch

    http://www.forteantimes.com/gallery/nessie3.shtml

    I can't get the picture to come up :(
  6. PennRailRoads

    PennRailRoads Member

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    Well that sure beats taking the locomotive through the car wash to wash it.
  7. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    ....................In a heavy fog, the bow watch was heard callin'.."Cap'n,, there be ducks off the starb'd bow"... the Captain replied,,"Are they walkin', or are they swimmin' "...."Cap'n, they be swimmin' ".... "Steady as she goes"
  8. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Well now there's a clear advantage of the diesel age....
    U Boats! :)
    Ralph
  9. Bill Pontin

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    Here is one that did not swim. #89, a 2-6-0, destined for the Strasburg RR got caught in an overflow of the Susquehanna River in Wilkes-Barre, PA July 2, 1972. The height of the water went well over the tall smokestack as indicated by the person on top of the engine. Picture by William M. Moedinger.

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