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Running a Steam Locomotive

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Running a Steam Locomotive Running a Steam Locomotive
©1980 The Railroad Video Project
Produced by AfterImage
Video: approx. 90 minutes
Hands-on instruction in the anatomy, care and operation of the Iron Horse: • CAB CONTROLS • ROAD OPERATION • STOKING • THROTTLE • WHISTLE SIGNALS and much more.
Thanks to the Monticello Railway Museum and the California State Railway Museum
The Monticello & Sangamon Valley Railway steam engine originally belonged to Western Indiana Aggregate and Stone. Tender was donated by Illinois Central Railroad 440 or 460. Diesels may be Wabash F-7 #1189 or former LIRR Alco RS-3 #301. Coaches may be Rock Island commuter cars, Illinois Central combine cars, or Nickel Plate flat cars. Quote of the Deigh  
You have to have some way of relieving that excess pressure.
Charley Deigh
Traveling engineer


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