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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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 (commonly SFA) is a public university located in Nacogdoches, Texas, United States.

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

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

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

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

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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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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 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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