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  Topic: 'WORLD'S LARGEST DIESEL ENGINE'
HwyHaulier

Replies: 7
Views: 18690

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:24 am   Subject: 'WORLD'S LARGEST DIESEL ENGINE'
traildriver -

You noted, "...I was merely wondering how the GE90-115B's thrust would translate into shaft horsepower...". As you explained,
that would be expertise of the trained engin ...
  Topic: 'WORLD'S LARGEST DIESEL ENGINE'
HwyHaulier

Replies: 7
Views: 18690

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:53 pm   Subject: 'WORLD'S LARGEST DIESEL ENGINE'
traildriver -

Ain't gonna' work, Magee! It has been tried, with SEA LAND SL-7 Container Liners. Not cheap to run. Shippers wouldn't pay the rates,
and so much for that! These Vessels now in a DoD ...
  Topic: Prevost-White body-on-chassis Canada circa 1942
HwyHaulier

Replies: 2
Views: 11056

PostForum: Bus Preservation, Conversion, & Sales   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:27 am   Subject: Prevost-White body-on-chassis Canada circa 1942
Peter -

So good to see you here! On the questioned coach, have you figured how to send a direct E-Mail with an ATTD file? I'm no expert at this, either.

I have had some odd luck with an occasion ...
  Topic: 'WORLD'S LARGEST DIESEL ENGINE'
HwyHaulier

Replies: 7
Views: 18690

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:20 am   Subject: 'WORLD'S LARGEST DIESEL ENGINE'
Mr 'L' -

Many Thanks! Yes, in the past few days, saw a news clipping about the biggest MAERSK that ever was, running Far East - California.
Said to be in exclusive service for WAL MART inbound s ...
  Topic: 'PENNSYLVANIA BOX CAB SWITCHER # 5689'
HwyHaulier

Replies: 1
Views: 7850

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2012 11:12 am   Subject: 'PENNSYLVANIA BOX CAB SWITCHER # 5689'
Mr 'L' -

I've been on hiatus here. In point of fact, the PRR B-1 more a design "cousin" to its P-5 design. It is a different species than earlier DD-1.
The earlier side rod driven. This ...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
HwyHaulier

Replies: 2261
Views: 2631199

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:07 am   Subject: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
Frankie -

Spotted that, too! With the - then - newer and larger coaches going into service, it was quite plain this Station became obsolete.

In Photo shown, the maneuvers were a "pro drive ...
  Topic: Lee Harvey Oswald bus
HwyHaulier

Replies: 6
Views: 17989

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2012 5:51 am   Subject: Lee Harvey Oswald bus
Alek - Mr 'L' - traildriver - All -

Concur this an example of WHITE 1150-DW. Fairly rare type, with few operators. Greater part of all
production went to CAPITAL TRANSIT of Washington, DC.

Yo ...
  Topic: 'Bus Nostalgia'
HwyHaulier

Replies: 690
Views: 1143111

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2012 6:26 am   Subject: 'Bus Nostalgia'
MR 'L' -

Couldn't help but note the detail in the Cleveland testimonial. Here it is, seven decades later. All that time, with endless "new designs"
and other fads of the moment. Many o ...
  Topic: 'GM OLD LOOK ODDITIES'
HwyHaulier

Replies: 377
Views: 534371

PostForum: Transit Bus Manufacturers   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 12:53 pm   Subject: 'GM OLD LOOK ODDITIES'
Frankie -

The fantasy TDH-2710x is downright cute! Can one buy these anywhere? It likely would do better on fuel than an Escalade!
Take the kids to school in that!

The two "big 'uns" ...
  Topic: '8540 MICHIGAN AVENUE REMODELED'
HwyHaulier

Replies: 1
Views: 6988

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 6:43 am   Subject: '8540 MICHIGAN AVENUE REMODELED'
MR. 'L' -

(SIGH!) In another post here, ref the "Battery Bus" around LAX somewhere, a reference to an old Henny Youngman line.
Perhaps as an Old Coot, I have witnessed endless standup ...
  Topic: 'CURBSIDE CHARTER CRACKDOWN'
HwyHaulier

Replies: 9
Views: 18812

PostForum: Hot Topics & Current Events   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:08 am   Subject: 'CURBSIDE CHARTER CRACKDOWN'
JimmiB -

Though I have not received Counsel from our esteemed "Mr L" about this, I think the Statute of Limitations has passed on near all of these past recollections.

In the Bad, Old ...
  Topic: 'CURBSIDE CHARTER CRACKDOWN'
HwyHaulier

Replies: 9
Views: 18812

PostForum: Hot Topics & Current Events   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2012 6:45 am   Subject: 'CURBSIDE CHARTER CRACKDOWN'
JimmiB -

Appreciate your own "hands on" experience with all of it. In Bad, Old Days in Maryland, when "heavy" (truck or bus) needed some
required paperwork and certificates, ...
  Topic: 'METRO-NORTH MAY GO DOUBLE DECKER'
HwyHaulier

Replies: 6
Views: 14110

PostForum: General Transportation - All Other Modes   Posted: Sun May 20, 2012 7:22 am   Subject: 'METRO-NORTH MAY GO DOUBLE DECKER'
Um, okay....those would be very brief....sort of like the view of the park that ambitious realtors would describe to would be purchasers..... Wink
traildriver -

LOL! Might we guess you are somew ...
  Topic: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
HwyHaulier

Replies: 2261
Views: 2631199

PostForum: New York City Buses   Posted: Sun May 13, 2012 6:47 am   Subject: 'VINTAGE NEW YORK CITY'
Joe - Jim - All -


Noted and agree with Jim's comments concerning ARCADIA works. Guess it would help to dig around, and get familiar
with its actual production requirements? (I haven't reviewed ...
  Topic: Albany, NY, to Winsted, CT in 1946
HwyHaulier

Replies: 2
Views: 8861

PostForum: Surface Transit - Eastern United States   Posted: Fri May 11, 2012 7:07 am   Subject: Albany, NY, to Winsted, CT in 1946
Joe -

Bill Vandervoort in Chicago may offer some relief! See MAP (link here) to sort it out?



.....................Vern.........................
 
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