Posts Tagged ‘drag’

It’s a Drag (!)

Monday, March 11th, 2013

It’s a Drag (!)
electric trains
Image by Gerry Balding (Busy taking photos: back soon)
On summer Saturdays, there are a number of through trains from Great Yarmouth to London Liverpool Street to cater for the holiday trade. This involves a Class 47 hauling a Class 90 electric loco and coaches over the non-electrified lines from and to Norwich. On arrival back at Norwich, the Class 90 takes the train to London. These are unusual workings as there are no through trains from Great Yarmouth to London, loco hauled trains on the Wherry Line are few and far between and electric locos are not normally seen on non-electrified lines.

Here on 1st August 2009, Direct Rail Services Class 47 No. 47 832 “Solway Princess” hauls Scot Rail Class 90 No. 90 024 on the 8:48 am empty stock working from Norwich Crown Point to Great Yarmouth. It is seen here passing Brundall Station. I guess the Class 90 is a long way from home………

Steam Coal Drag in Hinton, West Virginia

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Chesapeake and Ohio HO model Railroad in Bay Area of California. This layout is based upon the prototype and the Main Yard is Hinton West Virginia. You will see a cola drag coming into Hinton Yard, a helper engine added to the end of train in front of caboose and then the train going up the hill to other end of layout. Steam engines use Tsunami sound decoders and Digital system is NCE. (I taped this at 320 with 15 FPS and will record it again at higher resolution someday)
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Lionel Union Pacific Challenger #3985 Pulls Coal Drag

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Lionel Challenger #3985 pulls a long string of Lionel-made coal hoppers on the CLRC Club Layout. The locomotive has the railsounds 5.0 sound system.
Video Rating: 5 / 5

White Zombie Datsun 1200 Electric drag car

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

White Zombie Datsun 1200 Electric drag car. Runs 2 x Advanced DC motors with Zilla controler through a full length transmission.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Electric Car Drag Racing | Oregon Field Guide | OPB

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

The Pacific Northwest may not have much NASCAR, but it’s the home of NEDRA: The National Electric Drag Racing Association. Come out to the drag strip at the Portland International Raceway for some racing gone green – without a drop of gas.
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Ho Scale Coal Drag

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Short train with random coal shot from under a bridge
Video Rating: 4 / 5

Model Train Layouts N&W coal drag

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Wow what a site, a N&W coal drag. Must have been a derailment some were to route this train right through town. Two Y-3 at the head and two Y-3 pushing
Video Rating: 5 / 5

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