Rail roads and their tracks.

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That's not gonna buff out.
 
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Mammoth Cave RR Sunday evening.

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Why is it called a “dummy” engine? Or is that a question for a railroad dummy? 🤣
 
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Horses were used to pull streetcars, and also for general transportation. The replacement of the horse-pulled streetcars with smal locomotive-pulled streetcars scared the horses. They built "Dummy" (fake) car bodies around the locomotives to solve the problem.

Bruce
 
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Horses were used to pull streetcars, and also for general transportation. The replacement of the horse-pulled streetcars with smal locomotive-pulled streetcars scared the horses. They built "Dummy" (fake) car bodies around the locomotives to solve the problem.

Bruce
Thanks! I had the same questions a Hay Dude! 😂
 
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More RR pics from this week. I'd guess the rims were cast on February, 12th in 1918 at a foundry in Chicago IL called Griffin. They are a narrow gauge RR and the Q M C stand's for Quincy Mining Company. Looks like Griffin is still in production.
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