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Date: 05/21/20 10:36
Burned Toast
Author: spsniper

"I like mine well done"

BNSF 5245 rounds the corner on Cajon!
Can anyone explain why engines get those markings under the stack?



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/21/20 10:53 by spsniper.








Date: 05/21/20 10:51
Re: Burned Toast
Author: spsniper

Stevens Ranch!








Date: 05/21/20 15:45
Re: Burned Toast
Author: icancmp193

What I find somewhat amazing is that GE has not figured out a way around this problem. Those "flame-out" units are everywhere!

TJY



Date: 05/21/20 18:38
Re: Burned Toast
Author: sdrake

Slightly older GEs used to have towering flame come out of the stacks on a fairly regular occurrence.  What I am always surprised at is how bad the GE paint is compared with the EMD paint.

But nice pictures.



Date: 05/22/20 23:21
Re: Burned Toast
Author: shadetree

Leaking fuel lines make fire, and burn paint.

The days of fire out the stack are pretty much over thanks to emmissions.  Back in the day a worn govenor or leaky injector would make for quite a show.  Especially if the engine was by itself and working hard.

Eng.Shadetree



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/22/20 23:23 by shadetree.



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