Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Full Steam Ahead


It took many years to train as a steam engine driver and after a visit to Mallard's cab I can understand why. This is just a small portion of the valves, levers, gauges and dials that the driver had to be utterly familar with. See here for further details of the long route to becoming a top link express driver on a locomotive like Mallard.

2 comments:

  1. And no computers to keep track of things! ;-)

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  2. What a beauty! Very impressive.

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