In 1957 Frozen switches on a German railway were thawed with a flamethrower made from an Insecticide sprayer, two-horsepower motor and diesel oil. Fire spurts four feet at 950 Degrees C. The device used 3.5 gallons of fuel each hour.
Even tho it looks like a mainline Diesel this is only 5 foot high, RDH uses this loco to run freight or work trains on the main line.
Morning steam up
Fall 1960 – Three permanently coupled sections made up a electric locomotive owned by the Swedish State Railway and considered at the time to be the longest and most powerful in the world. Each section had two traction motors and…