Classic Train Questions Part Deux (50 Years or Older)

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Posted by daveklepper on Sunday, November 22, 2020 3:12 AM

All on this line are four-wheelers, some cross-bench open and others rear-door-with-platform closed, with just one double-decker, rear stair. center-corridor top and closed bottom.  Rarely used, since it taxes the motive power.  One motive-power is named Steve, in addition to the names mentioned earlier, 

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Posted by daveklepper on Monday, November 23, 2020 3:47 AM

The whole area is known for excellent fish restaurants.

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Posted by daveklepper on Monday, November 23, 2020 11:05 AM

Two lines hugged the seacoast and one climbed a mountain.  Here is another viw from the line up the mountain, again by Jack May:

 

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Posted by Overmod on Monday, November 23, 2020 12:46 PM

I'd have said either Wales or Rostock, but the details don't line up.  Neither did Hong Kong.

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Posted by rcdrye on Monday, November 23, 2020 2:01 PM

I was thinking Isle of Man railway, but car types don't match.

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Posted by Overmod on Monday, November 23, 2020 5:11 PM

And worst of all I can't get it from any currently-searchable list of Pentahotels ... and there are only about 28 listed. Dunce

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Posted by daveklepper on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 6:41 AM

RC: Do you mean Isle of Man Railways as only the steam railway?

Are you having a temporary memory lapse?

The single-deck four-wheelers don't overtax Steve or the other motive-power for the line to downtoen, and definitely not steam motive.  The double-deckeer does, however.

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Posted by rcdrye on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 9:05 AM

I am assuming Steve is a horse?

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Posted by daveklepper on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:57 PM

yes

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Posted by Overmod on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 3:59 PM


"Once common worldwide, and still is in sport in developed countries."

 I'd say we're all the south end of the northgoing part of the answer not to have seen it...

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Posted by daveklepper on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 7:07 AM

Meet Steve:

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Posted by daveklepper on Friday, November 27, 2020 2:06 AM

Meet Doug:

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