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Expo Narrow Gauge 2010


A selection of layouts at the Greenwich and District Narrow Gauge Railway Society’s exhibition in Swanley on 30th October 2010. Includes: NG Sand & Gravel, Gweek North Quay, Ardez, Koonunga Junction, Avalon Brickworks, Twin Falls Logging & Mining Railroad, Uivernest, Rae Bridge, Picture This, Fen End Pit, Cwmfelinfach, Belgian Country Tramway, Rhyd Ddu. Many thanks to the organisers and exhibitors.

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My Trip to the Great Train Expo 1


About 2 weeks ago, the Great Train Expo had arrived in my neck of the woods, and i decided to check it out. It was a lot of fun, and i got some cool additions to the layout. This first part is just of the O guage layout with a lot of different engines running. Enjoy.

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Grand Steam Parade Expo 86


Watch runby’s of several railway locomotive steam engines from Expo 86. Footage was recorded by my dad’s friend Andy, who attended the event. Andy use to work at Memphis Central Station and later went to DC to work as a locomotive engineer. About the Expo: The 1986 World Exposition on Transportation and Communication, or simply Expo ’86, was a World’s Fair held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from May 2 until October 13, 1986. The fair, the theme of which was “Transportation and Communication: World in Motion – World in Touch”, coincided with Vancouver’s centennial and was held on the north shore of False Creek. It was the second time that Canada held a World’s Fair. Highlights & Steam Engines: 00:00 Overview of the fair 01:29 Canadian Pacific Royal Hudson 2860 MLW 4-6-4 01:59 Rocket 0-2-2 02:21 Best Friend of Charleston 0-4-0 02:45 Baltimore & Ohio Tom Thumb 0-2-2-0 03:18 John Bull 2-4-0 (Really a 4-2-0) See notes below* 03:46 John Molson 2-2-2 04:31 Virginia & Truckee 4-4-0 No. 22 05:11 City of Winnipeg Hydro 4-4-0 No. 3 05:43 Gyspy Type 0-4-0 No. 1 06:07 East Kootenay Railway Dunrobin 0-4-4T 06:29 Great Western 2-8-0 No. 51 07:10 Alberni Pacific Lumber 2 Truck Shay No. 2 07:44 Canadian National 4-6-0 No. 1392 08:57 Union Pacific 0-6-0 No. 4466 10:28 Prairie type 2-6-2 No. 1077 11:07 Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad Heisler No. 91 11:54 Canadian Pacific Class G5a 4-6-2 No. 1201 12:50 Extra shots after the parade. *Note: The John Bull locomotive is actually a 4-2-0

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5-18-10 Steam Engine Expo At Pat & Styles Bradley In Pavilion NY

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Image taken on 2010-05-18 18:22:18 by jimduell.

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