Re: New PRR T1 locomotive is really happening
Author: HUTCH 7.62
Date: 07-17-2017 - 08:39

synonymouse Wrote:
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> Don't mean to be too negative but your evaluation
> of the T1 contradicts what I heard from a relative
> in 1959 who was a retired hostler with the
> Pennsylvania in Altoona. He said they slipped and
> they blew dirt into the cab. He did not rate the
> J's very high either - the driving rods were too
> heavy. In his opinion the K-4's were most favored
> by the enginemen.
>
> FWIW

I think john was being sarcastic.

I too have heard the design was a complete failure. But maybe new technology can breath new life into the design. Afterall Jack Northrop's Flying wing was a complete failure. Well until new tech came along and proved the world wrong when the B-2 stealth bomber took to the skies for the first time.

Only time will tell..



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  New PRR T1 locomotive is really happening Strong 07-16-2017 - 12:21
  Re: New PRR T1 locomotive is really happening Bull 07-17-2017 - 02:54
  Re: New PRR T1 locomotive is really happening NormSchultze 07-17-2017 - 05:46
  Re: New PRR T1 locomotive is really happening David Dewey 07-17-2017 - 05:58
  Re: New PRR T1 locomotive is really happening John Bruce 07-17-2017 - 06:43
  Re: New PRR T1 locomotive is really happening synonymouse 07-17-2017 - 07:47
  Re: New PRR T1 locomotive is really happening HUTCH 7.62 07-17-2017 - 08:39
  Re: New PRR T1 locomotive is really happening J Mann 07-17-2017 - 08:40
  Re: New PRR T1 locomotive is really happening Horse Air Cav 07-17-2017 - 09:07
  Re: New PRR T1 locomotive is really happening Watson 07-17-2017 - 10:13
  Re: New PRR T1 locomotive is really happening synonymouse 07-17-2017 - 10:37
  Re: New PRR T1 locomotive is really happening synonymouse 07-17-2017 - 10:42
  Re: New PRR T1 locomotive is really happening Seeing the Forests and the Trees 07-17-2017 - 16:00
  Re: New PRR T1 locomotive is really happening The Captain 07-19-2017 - 18:50


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