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Re: [z_scale] Re: Mallets - one more time again

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  • Dieter_Mac_Nolte@t-online.de
    Dear Nelson, what do you mean by: articulated configuration ? Regards Dieter ... Dieter W. Nolte E-Mail Dieter_Mac_Nolte@t-online.de
    Message 1 of 32 , Dec 3, 2000
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      Dear Nelson,

      what do you mean by: 'articulated configuration'?

      Regards

      Dieter



      Nelson Snedeker schrieb:
      > Dieter: Mallet (Mal-lay) is the name of the man who designed the first
      > articulated
      > configuration and so all subsequent articulated Locomotives are Mallets no
      > matter
      > the particular name they carry or whether compound or not.
      >
      > Dieter_Mac_Nolte@... wrote:
      >
      > > Dear list,
      > >
      > > has somebody ever tried to find out what 'Mallets' really means? I think,
      > that
      > > there are different oppinions on the meaning of 'Mallet' at both sides of
      > the
      > > pond, are they?
      > > I looked up in the 'Lexikon der Modelleisenbahn' (Encyclopedia of model
      > > railroading) of the 'transpress-publishing house' and found the following
      > > description: Mallet-locos are belonging to the group of locos with split
      > driving
      > > mechanism. At the 'Mallet-drive, one driving mechanism is mounted at the
      > main
      > > fraim and the other driving mechanism is mounted on a separate truck.
      > > Does this clearifies the problem?
      > > In this group are falling also the following drives: Meyer and Garrat.
      > >
      > > Regards
      > >
      > > Dieter
      > >
      > > Jeffrey MacHan schrieb:
      > > > I thought you might like this one...
      > > > http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Launchpad/6872/img/v
      > > > gn__x-a__1.jpg
      > > >
      > > > Virginian 2-8-8-8-4
      > > >
      > > > Now we have a prototype where we can use all our left over 2-8-2
      > > > chassis. ;-)
      > > >
      > > > Cheers again,
      > > > Jeffrey
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > "Z" WARNING! HANDLE WITH CARE! Highly addictive in Small DoseZ!
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > Dieter W. Nolte
      > > E-Mail Dieter_Mac_Nolte@...
      > >
      > >
      > > "Z" WARNING! HANDLE WITH CARE! Highly addictive in Small DoseZ!
      >
      >
      >
      > "Z" WARNING! HANDLE WITH CARE! Highly addictive in Small DoseZ!
      >
      >

      Dieter W. Nolte
      E-Mail Dieter_Mac_Nolte@...
    • M. Gottschalch
      ... Yes this is an actual loco. Can be seen at http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/amtrak/ -- Manfred
      Message 32 of 32 , Dec 6, 2000
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        Dieter_Mac_Nolte@... wrote:
        >
        > 'Amtrak Acela', is this a real new development? My information on Amerikan locos
        > ends with 1998, sorry. So, any info?
        >
        Yes this is an actual loco. Can be seen at
        http://www.railway-technology.com/projects/amtrak/

        --
        Manfred
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