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Wayne Laepple

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South African two-footer
« on: December 12, 2012, 10:01:45 AM »
Here's a neat film of a South African Railways NG-15 2-8-2 on what appears to be a fantrip around 1976. Sent to me by a friend in Australia. Look how small the cab is and how large the tender is.

Glenn Christensen

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Re: South African two-footer
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2012, 12:47:27 PM »
Thanks Wayne! 

You've gotta love those NG-15s!  All that size and power and yet the axle loading is only 7 tons and the front "bissel truck" arrangement lets her curve like a six-coupled loco.  Can't wait to see one in Wales - or for that matter, the US!


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