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Wayne Laepple

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Meanwhile, in Japan.....
« on: November 03, 2017, 09:00:19 PM »
Interesting steam/trolley operation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KveDpngeHaA
 

John McNamara

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Re: Meanwhile, in Japan.....
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2017, 09:43:52 PM »
More information is available on Wikipedia.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botchan_Ressha

Bill Reidy

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Re: Meanwhile, in Japan.....
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2017, 10:54:28 PM »
Looks like they copied the idea of our model T railcar's built in turntable, based on just before 2 minutes into the video!

Neat video -- thanks for posting the link Wayne.


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Re: Meanwhile, in Japan.....
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2017, 10:41:25 AM »
Very interesting but, to me, it illustrates the wonderful value of preservation with integrity, as practiced at the WW&F.

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Re: Meanwhile, in Japan.....
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2017, 01:41:48 AM »
Neat! Maybe when we reach 218 we could run down the middle of it instead of crossing it!

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Re: Meanwhile, in Japan.....
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2017, 02:28:16 AM »
Thanks, Wayne. Very entertaining. Got a kick out of the uniforms and white gloves, too.