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  •  A great clip of the "Sentinel" (2+ / 0-)
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    RiveroftheWest, shortfinals

    An amazing thing to sight actually running on the road! Though seeing how nimbly its gas-, sorry, petrol-powered successors manage that hill, it's no wonder there are so few (any??) steamers left....

    •  I know....but if chosen WHERE they might operate . (2+ / 0-)
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      RiveroftheWest, Jay C

      ...- the flat lands of East Anglia, for example, they were quite viable for slow, agricultural purposes. As I saw, on a flat highway, they could move quite briskly, without clouds of smoke!

      'Per Ardua Ad Astra'

      by shortfinals on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 08:29:21 PM PDT

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