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Why risk your life? 1940's RR safety film

Mark Schneider

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11/14/2018
Thanks for the link. It's a rare thing to see much of anything about Great Northern Railway steam on Youtube. I especially enjoyed the short film clip of the Great Northern 2-8-8-2 #2031...the second of 4 R-1's built in 1925 by Baldwin. This was Great Northern's answer to moving tonnage up the 2% grades between Minot ND and Spokane WA. More tractive effort but slower top end speed than the iconic Union Pacific "Big Boys" that were to be built 15 years later.
 

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