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Old 05-20-2014, 11:03 AM   #1
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How to build a locomotive...circa 1930's

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Old 05-20-2014, 11:17 AM   #2
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Sez you. I have a foundry in my shed next to the printing press.

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Love the human counter weights when they move some of that metal.
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Old 05-20-2014, 11:46 AM   #4
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notice the lack of safety glasses....or 'safety anything'?
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Wonder what thier on the job injury rate was. Sadly, there are a lot of manufacturing plants in countrys that still work that way.
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Turkish coal mine disaster. 301 dead. Life is still very hard and dangerous for some people.

Cool video. Those engines could go 80 mph. W/O them The US and Canada would not be what they are now.
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Old 05-20-2014, 01:49 PM   #7
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That is an amazing video well worth the time to watch it. I spent several years as a construction contractor in both a steel foundry and a forge & die operation. The work and resulting precision that goes into some of those projects is amazing.
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Neat video !
Lots of generations greased the skids so we could have a better way of life.

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