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Billy the Bus Origins: Midnight Special (51* d) RE: Origins: Midnight Special 31 Aug 04

G'day Steve,

Thanks for explaining the logic behind the lack of headlights on Pongolian Puffers - it has perplexed me for years.

Our NZ locos didn't have 'mechanical' swinging headlights, but the beam certainly swung in a narrow arc, especially on curves. I guess it was a factor of speed, loading etc.

Cheers - Sam

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