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Jun 22, 2013 02:23 |  #1921

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what fuel does these steam locos run on right now, coal or furnace oil ? got to be furnace oil in my opinion.

Nope, still running on good old sulphur-rich steam coal!

Actually, given the plentiful supply of good cheap coal back in the steam days, and the then-need to import fuel oil (no North Sea oil, then), oil burners never really took off in the UK. Some utility mixed-traffic locomotives were converted to oil immediately post-WW2 - they fired ok, but the economics soon ensured a return to coal.


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Jun 22, 2013 02:40 |  #1922

The Stanier 'Black 5' class was probably the most ubiquitous locomotive in the UK - something like 800 of this very successful class were built. Two or three were converted to oil burning as above, but the conversions lasted less than a year.

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Jun 22, 2013 03:10 |  #1923

Richard1959 wrote in post #16053923 (external link)
I believe all the steam locomotives cleared for running on the UK mainlines are hand shovelled coal burning.

xhack wrote in post #16053934 (external link)
Nope, still running on good old sulphur-rich steam coal!

Actually, given the plentiful supply of good cheap coal back in the steam days, and the then-need to import fuel oil (no North Sea oil, then), oil burners never really took off in the UK. Some utility mixed-traffic locomotives were converted to oil immediately post-WW2 - they fired ok, but the economics soon ensured a return to coal.


the steam legend still runs as it should and i like it. thanks




  
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Jun 22, 2013 03:11 |  #1924

[QUOTE=xhack;16053954]​The Stanier 'Black 5' class was probably the most ubiquitous locomotive in the UK - something like 800 of this very successful class were built. Two or three were converted to oil burning as above, but the conversions lasted less than a year.

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only if background would be more nostalgic .............



  
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Jun 23, 2013 23:30 |  #1925

Feather River Canyon

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Jun 25, 2013 16:07 as a reply to  @ Itsed65's post |  #1926

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Jun 25, 2013 21:33 |  #1927

i saw a comparison of one of those freightliner engines to a modern GE ES44AC engine, our engines are way bigger lol


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Jun 26, 2013 15:56 |  #1928

Although the track gauge is the same, the US loading gauge is much larger than in UK. You have more space than us!


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Jun 26, 2013 21:14 |  #1929

Cliche I know, but I was having some fun with Photoshop on a couple of shots I took last weekend along the Feather River.

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Jun 26, 2013 23:43 |  #1930

Nice 'tilt shift'!


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Jun 28, 2013 19:57 |  #1932

Classic EMD power running along the Richmond California shoreline. Mt. Tamalpais looms in the background.

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Chasing the power line in hard rain:

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Jun 30, 2013 22:37 |  #1934

Eastbound FRC detour.

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Jun 30, 2013 23:29 |  #1935

ah, the CSX Q180


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