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Steam Scene 2019
Today I went to the annual Steam Scene steam extravaganza in Christchurch New Zealand.
They have a steam train that does laps. There are also little steam train rides. And Traction Engines galore!!!!
They had traction engines doing demonstrations like sheep sheering, Rock crushing, Rides on a trailer, a Sawmill and other farming activities.
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  • Super, Finno, sunhuntin
Looks like a grand time AOC and great weather too. I particlarily love the look of this steam delivery truck. What does something like that use for fuel?

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[-] The following 1 user Likes Super's post:
  • Finno
Great photos - thanks for sharing. I particularly like the steam powered horses... Big Grin
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  • Super
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looks awesome, shaun! i love stuff like that, especially traction engines.

super, believe the truck would run on wood, but not 100% sure there.
my website address has changed:
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  • Super
(04-13-2019, 05:55 PM)Super Wrote: What does something like that use for fuel?

Coal.  Otago Daily Times. "Mr Familton said the coal-fired steam truck had three gears, it could travel up to 30kmh, and Dunedin's hilly terrain did not seem to be an issue."
[-] The following 1 user Likes chrisjo's post:
  • Super
Thanks Dr Chris for the video. Looks like its not much fun riding in the cab as the steam and smoke sometimes gathers there. Wonder where they keep the coal.
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