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Locomotives Question; What are these?

February 25, 2012 03:20PM avatar
3 pictures below, The first is of Locomotive 42, in about 1941. Circled on her is a lever on the sand dome, presumably for agitating the sand in the dome?

The second circle is around two 90 degree elbows that used to connect to something? What are these for, and where did they go to? When removed, would the fittings be capped off, or were they left open?

42 real.jpg
From the Denver Public Library, Click for larger image.

Second picture is of Locomotive 345 in 1936, with these same two lines still plumbed but in a different spot. Also, 343 behind her with the two lines more resembling 42's...

345 & 343.jpg
From the Denver Public Library, Click for larger image.

Last is a Pic of our 1/2" scale model of 42 in the final stages of construction.

42 unpainted.jpg
Click for larger image.

Cody and Casey Akin



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/25/2012 03:25PM by Casey Akin.
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