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Date: 12/01/12 05:49
Wonder what the ride was like in this mutha
Author: WrongWayMurphy

Track inspection car of the MKT Railroad




Date: 12/01/12 06:45
Re: Wonder what the ride was like in this mutha
Author: icancmp193

Rrrrrough!



Date: 12/01/12 09:24
Re: Wonder what the ride was like in this mutha
Author: miralomarail

This Reminds me of the one the US Army had at Fort Sill, OK a while back



Date: 12/01/12 16:11
Re: Wonder what the ride was like in this mutha
Author: JimBaker

Is that post and plate in the middle the Turning Equipment?

--Jim Baker



Date: 12/01/12 18:19
Re: Wonder what the ride was like in this mutha
Author: Bob3985

JimBaker Wrote:
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> Is that post and plate in the middle the Turning
> Equipment?
>
> --Jim Baker


Hey Jim,
Yes, that post extends down and raises the vehicle high enough to clear the rail and allow it to be turned. I remember at one of the Sacramento Railfairs a kind gentleman had a bus that turned the same way.

Bob Krieger
Cheyenne, WY



Date: 12/01/12 18:27
Re: Wonder what the ride was like in this mutha
Author: qman

Like a GE.

qman



Date: 12/01/12 23:29
Re: Wonder what the ride was like in this mutha
Author: Splitrock323

Looks like it has all the riding qualities of a Sherman Tank

Thomas G



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