Re: Odd Uses for Abandoned Cars

Donald B. Valentine
 

Thanks for sharing this, Aidrian. Both locos look really great but especially #38 with her Russia Iron boiler jacket.

Cordially, Don Valentine

--- In STMFC@..., Aidrian Bridgeman-Sutton <smokeandsteam@...> wrote:

It ay be slightly outside the strict guidelines for the group, but there has
been thriving industry in New Zealand in excavating and sometimes restoring
steam locomotives that were dumped in similar circumstances.

Here's a link to a pair of 1870s Rogers locos that came out of rivers

http://www.reocities.com/nzsteam/rogers.html

Aidrian
Now back in NZ again



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Beer has no effect on concrete, but unless the concrete is specially treated
the taste of the beer could be affected. (Military Engineering Vol XIV,
Concrete, WO Code No 8626, 1952.

Army elastic bands in a temperate climate have a shelf life of 1 year but in
a tropical climate it is only 12 months. (Manual of Army Ordnance Services
Volume 1 Pamphlet No 2 Part 5 Appendix K, Army Code No. 60065-1, 1977).



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