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 Post subject: Tender boosters
PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 5:38 pm 

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A few weeks ago there was a discussion on tender boosters. While doing some online research I came across an image of what I believe is a Baldwin logging 2-8-2 with not one but TWO tender boosters.

hhtp:/www.train-photos.com/picture/number5008.asp


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 Post subject: Re: Tender boosters
PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:28 pm 

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EDM wrote:
http:/www.train-photos.com/picture/number5008.asp


Fixed that for you.

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 Post subject: Re: Tender boosters
PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:30 pm 

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That's not two tender boosters, but a GE 45 tonner hidden under the "tender body"

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 Post subject: Re: Tender boosters
PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:58 pm 

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EDM knows that.

Looks like not much was marked up in the yard for 4/1/13.....

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 Post subject: Re: Tender boosters
PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 5:42 pm 

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Does anyone know how much tractive effort a tender booster would add to a locomotive's starting power vs. a trailing truck booster?


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