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Date: 03/05/21 07:19
MRS steel slag train O471 ( Brazil)
Author: pedrop

Hi, pics and video of MRS steel slag rrain here in town yedterday March 4th.

1) O471 taking track #2 at EVP yard;
2) ex-US C36 leading the train;
3) These high HAT class hoppers were specially modified to coal  and slag.
 

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG









Date: 03/05/21 07:21
Re: MRS steel slag train O471 ( Brazil)
Author: pedrop

4- 6) O471 with thirty HAT class hoppers running through EVP yard.

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
https://youtube.com/c/minasgeraisrailways1








Date: 03/05/21 07:26
Re: MRS steel slag train O471 ( Brazil)
Author: pedrop

7) At the crossing level of Km 628;
8) Running at Km 630;
9) The rear end at Km 630.

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
https://youtube.com/c/minasgeraisrailways1



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 03/05/21 08:07 by pedrop.








Date: 03/05/21 08:06
Re: MRS steel slag train O471 ( Brazil)
Author: pedrop

10) The video. 
It's all for now. Enjoy

Pedro

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
https://youtube.com/c/minasgeraisrailways1

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Date: 03/05/21 10:40
Re: MRS steel slag train O471 ( Brazil)
Author: Lurch_in_ABQ




Date: 03/05/21 11:32
Re: MRS steel slag train O471 ( Brazil)
Author: Ritzville

A NICE look at the steel slag train Pedro. I've noticed your engineers blow for crossings a further distance away from crosssing instead of close to the crossing.

Larry



Date: 03/05/21 14:08
Re: MRS steel slag train O471 ( Brazil)
Author: pedrop

Hi, thanks for the link to slag story. Very usefull to understand the origin of this product.

Lurch_in_ABQ Wrote:
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> Thanks for pix, Pedrop.
> Slag
> story: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/rese
> arch/infrastructure/structures/97148/ssa1.cfm

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
https://youtube.com/c/minasgeraisrailways1



Date: 03/05/21 14:11
Re: MRS steel slag train O471 ( Brazil)
Author: pedrop

Hi, yes some engineers start blowing a bit far. At mainline they use yo blow much more.

Ritzville Wrote:
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> A NICE look at the steel slag train Pedro. I've
> noticed your engineers blow for crossings a
> further distance away from crosssing instead of
> close to the crossing.
>
> Larry

Pedro Rezende
Vespasiano, MG
https://youtube.com/c/minasgeraisrailways1



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