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anyskin: “ 1936 - “Mercury” train in Chicago (Color By Imbued with Hues) ”

“"Mercury” train in Chicago, 1936 Photograph, not an illustration"

LMS 6399 Fury The London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) No. 6399 Fury was an unsuccessful British experimental express passenger locomotive. The intention was to save fuel by using high-pressure steam, which is thermodynamically more efficient than low-pressure steam.

Network Rail has suspended a major steam train operator over safety fears after an engine and 13 carriages failed to stop at a signal.

On April 30th, 2015, BNSF Railway train R-CAL0063-30A is unusual, as it consists of just BNSF ES44C4 8357 - running long-hood forward! - and Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 being hauled backward from 3751's home at the Amtrak engine facility at Redondo Junction, just south of downtown Los Angeles, to Fullerton. Both engines are destined for display at the annual Fullerton Railroad Days (on May 2nd and 3rd).

On April 30th, 2015, BNSF Railway train R-CAL0063-30A is unusual, as it consists of just BNSF ES44C4 8357 - running long-hood forward! - and Santa Fe 4-8-4 3751 being hauled backward from 3751's home at the Amtrak engine facility at Redondo Junction, just south of downtown Los Angeles, to Fullerton. Both engines are destined for display at the annual Fullerton Railroad Days (on May 2nd and 3rd).

Steam Locomotives: The Latest in Environmentally Advanced Technology? - Page 2 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS

But the articulated (non-Mallet) locomotives are still a phenomenal machine that you should go out of your