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Shay locomotive

The Shay locomotive was the most widely used geared steam locomotive. [1]

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Alamogordo, New Mexico

Alamogordo is the county seat and economic center of Otero County in south-central New Mexico, United States.

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Alishan Forest Railway

The Alishan Forest Railway is an 86 km network of narrow gauge railways running up to and throughout the popular mountain resort of Alishan in Chiayi County, Taiwan.

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Allaire State Park

Allaire State Park is a park located in Howell Township and in Wall Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, near the borough of Farmingdale, operated and maintained by the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry and is part of the New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other sectional names, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.

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B&O Railroad Museum

The B&O Railroad Museum is a museum exhibiting historic railroad equipment in Baltimore, Maryland, originally named the Baltimore & Ohio Transportation Museum when it opened on July 4, 1953.

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Bevel gear

Bevel gears are gears where the axes of the two shafts intersect and the tooth-bearing faces of the gears themselves are conically shaped.

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Bogie

A bogie (in some senses called a truck in American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheels, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles.

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Boiler

A boiler is a closed vessel in which water or other fluid is heated.

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Cadillac, Michigan

Cadillac is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and is the county seat of Wexford County.

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Canada Science and Technology Museum

The Canada Science and Technology Museum (Musée des sciences et de la technologie du Canada) is located in Ottawa, Ontario, on St. Laurent Boulevard, to the south of the Queensway (Highway 417).

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Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park is a State Park located in Cass, Pocahontas County, West Virginia.

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Colorado Railroad Museum

The Colorado Railroad Museum is a non-profit railroad museum.

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Drive shaft

A drive shaft, driveshaft, driving shaft, propeller shaft (prop shaft), or Cardan shaft is a mechanical component for transmitting torque and rotation, usually used to connect other components of a drive train that cannot be connected directly because of distance or the need to allow for relative movement between them.

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Ephraim Shay

Ephraim Shay (July 17, 1839 – April 19, 1916) designed the first Shay locomotive and patented the type.

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Fire-tube boiler

A fire-tube boiler is a type of boiler in which hot gases from a fire pass through one or (many) more tubes running through a sealed container of water.

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Flatcar

A flatcar (US) (also flat car (US) or flat wagon (UIC)) is a piece of railroad (US) or railway (non-US) rolling stock that consists of an open, flat deck mounted on a pair of trucks (US) or bogies (UK), one at each end containing four or six wheels.

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Geared steam locomotive

A geared steam locomotive is a type of steam locomotive which uses gearing, usually reduction gearing, in the drivetrain, as opposed to the common directly driven design.

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Georgetown Loop Railroad

The Georgetown Loop Railroad is a narrow gauge heritage railroad located in the Rocky Mountains in Clear Creek County, Colorado, in the United States.

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Grade (slope)

The grade (also called slope, incline, gradient, pitch or rise) of a physical feature, landform or constructed line refers to the tangent of the angle of that surface to the horizontal.

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Hesston Steam Museum

Hesston Steam Museum is an outdoor museum operated by the Laporte County Historical Society in Hesston, Indiana.

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Hesston, Indiana

Hesston is an unincorporated community in Galena Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.

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Illinois Railway Museum

The Illinois Railway Museum (initialized IRM, claimed reporting mark IRYM) is the largest railroad museum in the United States and is located in Union, Illinois, northwest of Chicago.

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Lima Locomotive Works

Lima Locomotive Works was an American firm that manufactured railroad locomotives from the 1870s through the 1950s.

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Lima, Ohio

Lima is a city in and the county seat of Allen County, Ohio, United States.

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Logging

Logging is the cutting, skidding, on-site processing, and loading of trees or logs onto trucks or skeleton cars.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.

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Michigan

Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States.

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Midwest Central Railroad

The Midwest Central Railroad is a narrow gauge heritage railroad operating on the grounds of the Midwest Old Thresher's Reunion in Mount Pleasant, Iowa.

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Nacogdoches, Texas

Nacogdoches is a city in Nacogdoches County, Texas, in the United States.

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New Jersey Museum of Transportation

The New Jersey Museum of Transportation is a museum dedicated to the collection, preservation, and operation of historic railroad equipment.

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North Carolina Transportation Museum

The North Carolina Transportation Museum is a transport museum in Spencer, North Carolina.

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Percent sign

The percent sign (%) is the symbol used to indicate a percentage, a number or ratio as a fraction of 100.

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Portland, Oregon

Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the county seat of Multnomah County, located at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers.

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Prismatic joint

A prismatic joint provides a linear sliding movement between two bodies, and is often called a slider, as in the slider-crank linkage.

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Puffing Billy Railway

The Puffing Billy Railway is a narrow gauge heritage railway in the Dandenong Ranges near Melbourne, Australia.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of conveyance of passengers and goods, by way of wheeled vehicles running on rails.

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Railroad tie

A railroad tie/railway tie/crosstie (North America), or railway sleeper (UK and Australasia) is a rectangular support for the rails in railroad tracks.

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Railtown 1897 State Historic Park

Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, and its operating entity, the Sierra Railway, is known as "The Movie Railroad." Both entities are a heritage railway and are a unit of the California State Park System.

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Roaring Camp and Big Trees Narrow Gauge Railroad

The Roaring Camp & Big Trees Railroad is a narrow gauge tourist railroad in California that starts from the Roaring Camp depot in Felton, California and runs up steep grades to the top of nearby Bear Mountain, a distance of The travel is through a redwood forest.

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Sawmill

A sawmill is a facility where logs are cut into lumber.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania

Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the State of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading.

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Sierra Railroad

The Sierra Railroad Corporation is a privately owned common carrier which has a freight division (Sierra Northern Railway) that handles all freight operations for all branches owned by the Sierra Railroad.

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Spencer, North Carolina

Spencer is a town in Rowan County, North Carolina, United States, incorporated in 1905.

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Steamtown National Historic Site

Steamtown National Historic Site (NHS) is a railroad museum and heritage railroad located on in downtown Scranton, Pennsylvania, at the site of the former Scranton yards of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad (DL&W).

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Stephen F. Austin State University

Stephen F. Austin State University (commonly SFA) is a public university located in Nacogdoches, Texas, United States.

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Tender (rail)

A tender or coal-car is a special rail vehicle hauled by a steam locomotive containing its fuel (wood, coal, or oil) and water.

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Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company

The Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company (1852–1952), also known as TCI and the Tennessee Company, was a major American steel manufacturer with interests in coal and iron ore mining and railroad operations.

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Track (rail transport)

The track on a railway or railroad, also known as the permanent way, is the structure consisting of the rails, fasteners, railroad ties (sleepers, British English) and ballast (or slab track), plus the underlying subgrade.

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Tractive effort

Tractive effort is the force generated by a vehicle's engine or motor in order to generate motion through tractive force.

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Tramway (industrial)

Tramways (not to be confused with a system of passenger carrying trams) are lightly laid railways, sometimes worked without locomotives.

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Travel Town Museum

Travel Town Museum is a transport museum dedicated on December 14, 1952 and located within the northwest corner of Los Angeles, California's Griffith Park.

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Turtle Bay Exploration Park

Turtle Bay Exploration Park, located in Redding, California, is a museum complex that interprets the relationship between humans and nature.

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Universal joint

A universal joint, (universal coupling, U-joint, Cardan joint, Hardy-Spicer joint, or Hooke's joint) is a joint or coupling in a rigid rod that allows the rod to 'bend' in any direction, and is commonly used in shafts that transmit rotary motion.

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West Side Lumber Company railway

The West Side Lumber Company railway was the last of the narrow gauge logging railroads operating in the American west.

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Western Maryland Railway

The Western Maryland Railway was an American Class I railroad which operated in Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

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Willamette Iron and Steel Works

Willamette Iron Works (also known as Willamette Iron and Steel Company or WISCO) was a general foundry and machine business established in 1865 in Portland, Oregon, originally specializing in the manufacture of steamboat boilers and engines.

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Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

The Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad (YMSPRR) is a historic narrow gauge railroad with two operating steam train locomotives located near Fish Camp, California, in the Sierra National Forest near the southern entrance to Yosemite National Park.

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is a United States National Park spanning eastern portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and Madera counties in the central eastern portion of the U.S. state of California, commonly referred to as Northern California.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shay_locomotive

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