1chan


[Return]
Name
Link
Subject
Comment
File
Password (for post and file deletion)

Supported file types are jpg, jpeg, bmp, gif, png up to 10 MB.
All images must be safe for viewing at work.
1chan Helpline: (512) 953-3619


Report Posts to: (512) 953-3619

File: 1526043585933.jpg (268.09 KB, 640x360, tram-640.jpg)

 No.5685

Alright I got a question for all you 1channers. No trams go vroom?

 No.5686

File: 1526049220190-0.jpg (175.4 KB, 1024x768, combino-duo-mit-abgesenkte….jpg)

Diesel trams do.

 No.5687

>>5686
But do electric trams go vroom?

 No.5688

File: 1526062274810.jpg (32.72 KB, 750x421, oh_god_why.jpg)

>>5686
>diesel tram

 No.5689


 No.5692

Electric trams are more likely to hum their lines, though.

Hennywayz, here are a few old Belgian diesel trams:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_lqp3yZv-E

 No.5694

>>5688
Most have been tram-trains that operate on unelectrified railway tracks, so people figure, why make things complicated and electrify with 750 V in the town, let's just go with the diesel all the way.

Mostly trams just go skREEEEEEE…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fpFtYlnlIo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwaGbCiPPBI

 No.5699

File: 1526375723473.jpg (317.53 KB, 1280x960, Astoria.JPG)

The Astoria seafront trolley has no OHLE, so runs off a diesel generator in a trailer.

 No.5700

File: 1526375805529.jpg (126.39 KB, 1024x768, Horse tram resized.jpg)

This tram goes clip clop neigh.

 No.5701

>>5700
99% less iron than a regular iron horse.

 No.5702

>>5699
Some light Googling helped me find that this trolley was purchased from San Antonio, TX. It was run there on something called the Texas Transportation Company, which was a trolley freight line that operated up until 2001.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Transportation_Company

 No.5703

>>5699

I was going to volunteer on this, but I never got round to it.

 No.5706

>>5703
When did the streetcar stop running? I've never heard much about it. I'm more familiar with the freight operation that ran until '01. Funny enough, my grandfather worked a few summers loading boxcars at the Pearl Brewery in the '50s and at one point have me a bit of insight as to how the operation worked. Mostly he remembered that they drank a LOT of free beer.



[Return][Go to top] [Catalog] [Post a Reply]
Delete Post [ ]