Unique Logging Speeder

Discussion in 'Logging, Mining and Industrial Railroads' started by Ben H, Jan 23, 2003.

  1. Ben H

    Ben H Member

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    Sorry for the grainy picture but it came from a photo-copy of an old black and white.

    Yes this Rolls Royce mounted on railway wheels was used as an inspection speeder, by the President of Mayo Bros Logging, on Vancouver Isalnd, BC.

    The car was a a sleek black 1930 Phantom II, 138 GN with Trupp and Maberly "Sedan de Ville" body. Lots of shiny chrome and big brass bell on the hood.

    This would make a very intersting special car to kit bash for any railway.

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  2. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

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    Sir_Prize Member

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    Where's the Rail Barron!?!

    Thought he'd have one fer sure!
    :D :D ;)
  4. shamus

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    Hi Ben, Now thats riding in real comfort, and quiet too. what a way to travel.

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  5. Lighthorseman

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    Extremely Cool.

    I just love seeing shots like this. Note the right-hand drive.