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posted by Engineman Preserved Wook

Alright, you bandits (In England they would say, ‘very well, you devils!’) here is the NEW Douglas Self homepage-link:

http://douglas-self.com/

This should ensure, er, insure reliably being able to continue to get at Mr. Self’s inimitable pp devoted to unusual steam locomotives:

http://douglas-self.com/MUSEUM/LOCOLOCO/locoloco.htm

We are glad to spread the word because this is a valuable online resource, to the intricate history not least of late-modern steam locomotive experimentation.

This D&H girl shown above is a fair example, #653 built in 1931 with Uniflow cylinders and 325 psi on a conventional stayed boiler; here shown with Dabeg poppet valves and (presumably) non-Uniflow cylinders.  Read more at:

http://douglas-self.com/MUSEUM/LOCOLOCO/uniflowloco/uniflowloco.htm

[Engineman Wook

[all rights revert to holders

[10 February 2011]

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posted by Preserved Wook

[Here are the rest of what I rooted out, last month.  As a precaution, I am shoving in as well my findings through 020511 —

[EPW]

ALCo Photos-link — 020211:

http://alcohistory.blogspot.com/

Bennie Railplane-link — 012611:

http://dieselpunks.blogspot.com/2011/01/bennie-railplane.html

BILL SELLER’S HISTORY OF THE LOCAL RAILROADS-link — 012511:

http://www.beaufort-county.com/sellersrr/

CGW Depots Along The Corn Belt Route-link — 012211:

http://www.trainweb.org/ucgw/depotpg.htm

CGW Structures Along The Corn Belt Route-link — 012211:

http://www.trainweb.org/ucgw/structurepg.html

Leith-Built Ships-link — 020511:

http://leithbuiltships.blogspot.com/p/tugs-built-in-leith.html

London Lighterage Tugs-link — 020511:

http://www.lighteragetugs.co.uk/index.php

Missabe Railroad Historical Society-link — 012111:

http://www.missabe.com/cms/gallery/

Paleoferrosaurus-link — 012211:

http://paleoferrosaurus.com/index3.html

RAILROAD.NET worktrains-link — 020211:

http://www.railroad.net/articles/railfanning/worktrains/index.php

The Golden Age of Aviation-link — 011911:

http://goldenageofaviation.org/

Trolley and Trolley Stations-link — 020111:

http://trainstations.blogspot.com/

World Steam-link — 012211:

http://worldsteamsite.wordpress.com/

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[Engineman Wook

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[05 February 2011]

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