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Postby Dan4th » Mon May 02, 2011 3:37 pm

Here's a nice vid of "Old Number 40" of the
New Hope and Ivyland Railroad in Bucks County,
Pennsylvania, USA.

She is a Baldwin 2-8-0, by the way........

This video will show you what is the largest
challenge for groups like this in the USA, and
that is Track and Right-Of-Way Maintenance --
FAR more expensive and daunting than just
keeping the loco(s) and rolling stock working!
This group owns the entire 17-18 mile line and
also has to keep IT in some kind of shape.



Even in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, one of the
wealthiest counties in the US, raising the funds
needed to keep 'em rolling is a daunting task!

Oh, and much as I love and admire your wonderful
old British Locomotives, I believe we Murkins DO
have the better WHISTLES!!!!!!!!!!! :D :D :D

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Postby 34053 » Mon May 02, 2011 3:55 pm

Thank you for sharing that Video with us, Dan. Very impressive and yes, must agree with you, your whistles ('hooters' ?) are far superior to ours!

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Postby Dan4th » Mon May 02, 2011 3:58 pm

Just had to say that our locomotive
"Hooters" are one of the cornerstones
of Rock and Roll Music!

Glad you liked that, Ray.........

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