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What I meant as odd was what you didn't quote: a second hood closing the other end. Then again, I see the two coupled locos on the photo in your comment give the same look, in the end.

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by DoDo on Sun Jul 5th, 2009 at 03:23:30 PM EST
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Interesting to think about how the big steam engines were driven from the rear for decades--only since diesels has it become mandatory that the engineer be able to see where he's going!
by asdf on Sun Jul 5th, 2009 at 05:21:04 PM EST
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In Europe, there was an increase in maximum speeds in parallel; but, I suspect that simply a greater public attention to safety was the prime mover on both continents.

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by DoDo on Mon Jul 6th, 2009 at 06:17:55 AM EST
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