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JRMadden

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  1. No one, that I could find, mentioned the tension of dropping the water scoop into the trough between the rails and getting it back up before the end of the trough was reached. That was the vertical rod-like item the fireman lifted and then lowered when the engine driver gave the "end of trough" signal. The viewer can see the water trough between the rails before and after on both lines. This system allowed the high speed train to take on water without stopping. It also could present a problem if the scoop was not raised by the end of the trough. I will admit this is an item about which o
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