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Thursday, March 15, 2018
This was a one-off 2-6-6-0T built in 1906 as an experimental more powerful locomotive to operate on the Rimutaka Incline than the existing H class Fell engines. It was more powerful than an H but used a lot more coal and was unpopular with crews.
In 1917 it was withdrawn from service and later scrapped. More
|A portrait of E66 taken by Percy Godber at the Petone workshops where it was built in 1906.|
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Wednesday, March 14, 2018
On the side it states 80,000 lbs capacity and a light weight of 12,900 lbs.
Procor is a Canadian freight car leasing company founded in 1952 and based in Oakville, Ontario. Since 2002 it has not manufactured any freight cars, instead it sources from its parent Union Tank Car's plants in Alexandria, Louisiana and Sheldon, Texas.
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Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The company bought the Naltagua hacienda and more than 120 mining properties that covered a strip about 1 kilometer wide and 7 kilometers long south of the El Monte railway station from Santiago to San Antonio, which at that time only reached Melipilla.
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Monday, March 12, 2018
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With passengers' luggage in the process of being tied onto the roof of the bus in the centre. The station (see earlier post) is on the left.
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Wednesday, March 7, 2018
No date -- 1970s? This has been replaced since 2003:
"La gare Tanger-Ville a été érigée à un nouvel emplacement à deux km du vieux port. Elle remplace deux anciennes gares situées dans le périmètre du port de Tanger ville qui furent intitulées gares Tanger ville et Tanger port." (Wikipedia)
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Long time readers will have seen several critical comments on this blog about Mr Joyce during his tenure of the Minister of Transport position in the Cabinet for his anti-rail, pro-motorway stance.
Yesterday he announced that after his failed bid for leadership of the National Party (now in opposition), he has decided to resign from parliament. News story.
No doubt, the Road Transport Forum will be pleased to offer him a position in their powerful lobby group.
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Tuesday, March 6, 2018
"Over the month of March I will be listing and posting items for sale or tender. Six of the engines I plan to dispose of together if a suitable buyer can be found. Part of the collection will be offered back to the original owners as agreed.
"I intend to open the collection for viewing for 3 days over Easter. I will up date you via this Facebook page, for any other inquiries please email me or contact me via Facebook messaging.
"Thanks to those that have followed this page over the years!"
See more on the Facebook Page
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Monday, March 5, 2018
For the Ferrovie Calabro Lucane -- info
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