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GT3! The gas turbine loco that looked like a steam engine! Don't know much about it but I have a book somewhere..
 

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Dad was born in 1952 so not quite. I have seen pictures of it running in 1963 but he would still have only been 11...
 

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hexflyer said:
funny you should say that! someone has built one and it is fitted with a gas turbine engine!! saw it at a model engineer show

Nice the other thing i wouldnt mind a model opf is leader the southern turf burner, someone has built one of those as my mate has seen it!
 
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hexflyer said:
seen the working model of the leader a few years back now, incidently the original didn't run of 'turf' but good ole fashioned coal ;o)


and the poor bloody fireman used to get off looking like a leg of roast pork!
 

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Coxster said:
Dad was born in 1952 so not quite. I have seen pictures of it running in 1963 but he would still have only been 11...
I can remember seeing trains from when I was 3 let alone 11 ;)
 

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hexflyer said:
seen the working model of the leader a few years back now, incidently the original didn't run of 'turf' but good ole fashioned coal ;o)
i coudlnt rememebr, i knew he built some turf burners in ireland!
 
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