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Joe Offer BS: Resurrection of a Big Boy 4-8-8-4 locomotive (52* d) RE: BS: Resurrection of a Big Boy 4-8-8-4 locomotive 08 May 19

Hi, Dave - your locomotive in Manchester is a South African Class GL 4-8-2+2-8-4 (built in Manchester) - 4 wheels more than the Big Boy, but the same number of driver wheels. I'll betcha that with those two sets of two wheels in the middle, it should be able to make curves very well. The Big Boy is articulated also, but it sure doesn't look like it's able to bend very far. I'd sure like to get a look at that South African locomotive. Bill Sables took me to the railway museum in York, but didn't know there was one in Manchester.

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