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Old 02-05-2017, 01:16 PM
MonkeyMensch MonkeyMensch is online now
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Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Encinitas
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Given your location I'm guessing you maybe got a peek at SP 4449, in red and orange Daylight colors. If so, its 80" drivers were just about as big as locomotive wheels ever got in the North American rail systems. There might have been a couple of 84" drivers somewhere, but I know what you mean about tall wheel sets when compared to the 40" and 42" wheels you see on big locos today.

Good for you!