Author Topic: John's Been To Burma!  (Read 2913 times)

Hansel Fardon

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John's Been To Burma!
« on: December 22, 2014, 04:41:40 AM »
Here's a video I found of a 2 footer in Burma, hauled by steam. Keep an eye out for the mag phones!:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMbMH3UF7Q0

John Stone

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Re: John's Been To Burma!
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2014, 01:32:56 PM »
I like the safety-first positioning of the rail friction technicians. Also, the little man who periodically comes out and squats on the running board while winding up the lubricator. Full crew! I think, with a little paint, a new cab and a 6 number plate, W.W.& F. could have a winner there! Of course, you'd have to build a bunkhouse for all those Burmeseights.

Other John, who has seen Burmashave at the grocery store.

John McNamara

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Re: John's Been To Burma!
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2014, 02:47:18 AM »
Hansel,

I noticed a desk model, perhaps a Leich 901, at 1:30, plus of course the great one at the end. Neat!
Thanks for the pointer; steam and mag phones!  ;D

-John

Ira Schreiber

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Re: John's Been To Burma!
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2014, 03:17:35 AM »
Train wrecks few,
Reason's clear
Fireman never hugs
The Engineer !
Buy Burma Shave

Pete "Cosmo" Barrington

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Re: John's Been To Burma!
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2014, 04:01:30 AM »
To paraphrase Monty Python:
  Pepperpot 1: "What's on the telly?"  ???
  Pepperpot 2: "Looks like a penguin!"  ;D

  Pepperpot 1: "BURMA!!" >:(
  Pepperpot 2: "Why did you say 'Burma'?"  ???
  Pepperpot 1: "I panicked!"  :-\

Brendan Barry

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Re: John's Been To Burma!
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2015, 05:37:14 AM »
Check out the loop, watch out for the mule and our model t is too small.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3502lHaZQIo

« Last Edit: January 01, 2015, 06:55:04 AM by Brendan Barry »

John Stone

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Re: John's Been To Burma!
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2015, 07:06:54 PM »
I do like that loop! I believe the truck is an older model Athearn, based on the rubber-band drive. Not sure who built the mule.