Freight Train Questions

Can’t speak for the motors, but in the midrange setting, the modern Amtrak P42 locomotive’s diesel is running at 900 RPM.

Thank you all for your comments, most interesting thread.

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On some trains the sand is delivered manually (see at 0:25).

Found a little clip of a tire being heated by a burning ring of fire:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5I8hZvM1CQ

I see what you did there.