Thread: Cut-away views of locos?
August 29th, 2010, 09:13 PM #1
Cut-away views of locos?
Does anyone have, or know of books (or other media) that have cut-away views of locos?
Maybe something in this direction:
This next one is not as good, but may work...
Looking for more of a drawing than blueprint - sorta like this, but for locomotives
Mike - a happy TB minion
August 30th, 2010, 01:28 AM #2TrainBoard Senior Member
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I've seen them in the "general" type railroad books you can find at borders barnes and noble and such.
But that jet, thats a turbojet...I really need to stop dealing with airplanes for a while...aka, I need a vacation.
August 30th, 2010, 01:35 AM #3
August 30th, 2010, 01:47 AM #4
One of your best bets is an old magazine dealer. tho locomotive builders used to put cutaways in their ads. Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, Trains magazine or some old employee magazines would be other places to find the images. The World's Fairs were a place that the manufacturers used to promote their new locomotives. There will be fewer drawings past the 60's as the technology was not new anymore.Cheap and Nothing Wasted
August 30th, 2010, 04:31 AM #5
August 30th, 2010, 08:47 PM #6
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Some advanced (but conventional in configuration) never-built steam designs:
FRENCH COMPOUND LOCOMOTIVES' HOMEPAGE - Chapelon's planned engines drawings
Unusual steam locomotives - many have cross-sections:
For example, here's a steam turbine:
http://web.archive.org/web/200802211...o/belluzzo.htmFan of late and early Conrail... also transition-era PRR, 70s Santa Fe, BN and SP, 70s-80s eastern CN, pre-merger-era UP, heavy electric operations in general, dieselized narrow gauge, modern EFVM and Brazilian railroads in general... why bother trying to list them all?
September 19th, 2010, 04:03 PM #7
Thanks all...Mike - a happy TB minion
November 27th, 2010, 10:08 PM #8
Now THIS exactly what I'm looking for!
Came from an online operations manual...
Anyone else out there have any similar manuals that I could trouble for a scan ??Mike - a happy TB minion
November 27th, 2010, 10:24 PM #9
I have a better one somewhere, but I have this now:
November 28th, 2010, 01:43 AM #10
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