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Posted By: Robert Bolin
Posted On: Sunday May 12, 2019 at 5:17 PM
 
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Just think about the diesel electric trains...
The diesel motor provided electricity to the traction motors to haul passenger and mail cars to rural communities all along the East Coast in the early 20th Century.

The original hybrid vehicle.

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PIC: Not car related but check out "Big Brutus", by Dick Johnson #42234
Big Brutus sure is a big btute of a machine. The Tesla of electricity powered shovels. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #42234.1
Yes it is ... DC power can do amazing things ... by Dennis Mong #42234.1.1
Just think about the diesel electric trains... by Robert Bolin #42234.1.1.1
What a feeling of power to operate this machine!! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #42234.2
This also has to be the largest assembly kit in the world. No way to transport that monster. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #42234.3
I hadn't thought of that. It would be quite a project! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #42234.3.1
Wasnt the largest the Gem of Egypt also used for strip mining in Ohio? (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #42234.4




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