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Steam Locomotive Driver’s Manual: The step-by-step guide to preparing, firing and driving a steam locomotive

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A fully up-to-date publication, heavily illustrated with both photographs and drawings, detailing the complete procedures needed to handle a steam locomotive. It is often said that steam locomotives appear to be living machines, casting a spell over spectators young and old, from lifelong steam enthusiasts to those witnessing live steam for the first time. This extensively illustrated manual provides a fascinating practical insight into the hard work, knowledge and … More >>

Steam Locomotive Driver’s Manual: The step-by-step guide to preparing, firing and driving a steam locomotive

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Führerstandsmitfahrt 41-1144 Teil 3/4 / Inside driver’s cabin of 41-1144 part 3/4


Einige Szenen von der Führerstandsmitfahrt auf der 41-1144 von Erfurt/Nord über Erfurt HBF, Arnstadt, nach Saalfeld/Saale TEIL 3 von 4 , zwischen Arnstadt und Saalfeld an der Saale, HBF Some scenes of my travel inside driver’s cab of the German steam locomotive 41-1144. The route was…

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Swanage Railway Drivers Eye View @100mph


Drivers eye view of the Swanage Railway, Norden-Corfe Castle-Harmans Cross-Herston Halt-Swanage filmed from the driving cab of the railways’ multiple unit during the 2008 Carnival Fireworks Specials. The music track is from the album “Leftism” by Leftield www.swanagerailway.co.uk

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Do train drivers let off steam as a safety valve,when someone stokes up the fire burning inside them?

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