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    Truck dimensions

    I'm working out something for which I need to know the dimensions of many types of truck. With 4-wheel trucks, it's simple. Find the wheelbase, assume centered kingpin. If there are asymmetrical 4-wheel trucks, I'd like to know. With 6-wheel trucks, overall wheelbase isn't enough. There's...
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    Perfect dieselization? An open discussion

    Not exactly "what is the ideal diesel roster"; that could be a subject for another thread. From your railfan perspective, what is the ideal way for a railroad to dieselize? To get the big question out of the way, let's ignore when dieselization takes place, in absolute terms at least. Do you...




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