Friday at Diamondhead 2003

January 17th from 10:00 am to ~2:30 am the following morning.

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Vertical boilers are becoming more prevalent on a variety of really interesting "lokies".

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Nice Mallet with Roundhouse cylinders.

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Antique Bing at speed!

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Tinplate charm was abundant at this year's meet.

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Those coupling rods really fly.

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James Ritson prepares a proper, coal fired, train.

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Coal firing is awesome!

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Sir Morgan at speed.  Check the glow from below the firebox.

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Boats in the Pond... (BitP?)

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This man has built three of the BAGRS project engines.  He says he's having a lot of fun with them.  He introduced himself to me but I am sorry to report I failed to record his name.

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John Shawe, coal fired legend.  (Or, is that supposed to be,"John Shawe, coal firing legend"?)

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Jihn Thompson went way, WAY over the top with his coal fired version of the BAGRS Project! 

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It runs great, nice work!

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