Nuclear Power Anyone?

Jolly Mar 1, 2013

  1. mtntrainman

    mtntrainman TrainBoard Supporter

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    I dunno...but...Palo Verde just west of Phoenix sure has a lot of tracks in an around it ;-)
     
  2. Jolly

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    If you looked closely to my Nuclear Power Plant, you mite have seen a experimental nuclear locomotive on display outside one of the buildings.
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  3. TJS909

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    That's cool Jolly!
     
  4. Jolly

    Jolly TrainBoard Member

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    It looked cooler before the cat crashed it and I had to shorten the Nacelles mounts, but now it shoul fit thru the tunnels.
     

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  5. HemiAdda2d

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    Nice! I'll bet it's louder than a UP Big Blow!
     
  6. BoxcabE50

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    Wow. Absolutely bizarre.

     
  7. r_i_straw

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    Yeah, back in the 50s they were thinking about putting nuclear power in about everything. Remember the Savannah?
     
  8. BoxcabE50

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    Yes. My father had built a plastic model kit of it. (Was it made by Revell?) That sat on a shelf in the living room for ages.
     
  9. TJS909

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    Yea they even wanted to blast a rail/highway route through the mojave desert using a nuke blast!
     
  10. Pete Nolan

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    I think historians 100 years in the future will wonder why we abandoned nuclear power so quickly, and why we had so many glow-in-the-dark misconceptions about it.
     
  11. Pete Nolan

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    There are ways to use nuclear explosives without the expected environmental impact. The U235 to strontium/cobalt split is not the only possible result.
     

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