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The Russian railway wide gauge (1520mm) Diesel Locomotive 2TЭ10M-4971 haul the long freight train

The Russian railway wide gauge (1520mm) Diesel Locomotive 2TЭ10M-4971 (2TE10M-4971) haul the long freight train pass the National Gateway of Russia (Россия) ...

Ives Wide Gauge 3236 Electric Train Set

This Ives wide gauge set is most likely from 1926 or 1927. A handsome tan colored 3236 electric outline locomotive leads the set of matching passenger cars t...

American Flyer Wide Gauge Trains

More Flyer trains on my layout.

1925 American Flyer Wide Gauge All American Passenger Train Set in Dark Green

It's always fun to share my latest find. This time it's an American Flyer wide gauge set from 1925. The 4000 locomotive is of New York Central heritage, pain...

American Flyer wide gauge

4689 Presidents special.

American Flyer Wide Gauge Pulls 24 Freights!

Another great evening with Fritz. Watch as these two Flyer steamers muscle 24 freight cars around this beautiful railroad. Everything is in exquisite conditi...

American Flyer Ives wide gauge

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The Chinese railway wide gauge (1520mm) shunting engine DF7C 5444 shunting in ManZhouLi Freight yard

The Chinese railway single head wide gauge (1520mm) shunting engine DF7C 5444 with the national emblem and Russian SA3 coupler (Автосцепка СА-3) was shunting...

American Flyer wide gauge electric.

Restored electric engine with bell ringer.

American Flyer wide gauge passenger cars

The red Presidents special set.

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108 news items

New York Times

New York Times
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 16:22:30 -0800

Their greatest films — Tati's “PlayTime” (1967) and Kubrick's “2001: A Space Odyssey” (1968) — were totally orchestrated productions originally released within months of each other as wide-gauge 65- or 70-millimeter spectaculars. Now, they are the ...

Wired

Wired
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 03:26:15 -0800

It takes a special kind of design savvy to make a mundane thing like a cable-management system desirable, but Bluelounge has cracked the code. The company's $25 Soba system is drool-worthy, and not just because it's named after a bowl of wide-gauge ...

SI.com

SI.com
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:36:22 -0700

To replicate the feel of grass, FieldTurf uses a wide gauge system with polyethylene blades spaced wider than other brands to allow a cleat the ability to dig into the synthetic infill without too much grab. “The gap, the distance between the rows ...
 
Tribune-Review
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:18:03 -0700

The Department of Transportation's Federal Railroad Administration said “wide gauge” — a widening of the railroad track — was the probable cause for the Feb. 13 derailment. But the report states an engineering trainee was operating the train at 36 ...

Maine Antique Digest

Maine Antique Digest
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:33:45 -0700

He said the originals are so expensive that there is strong market for the repros. A period American Flyer Lone Scout wide-gauge four-piece train set that included an engine, club car, Pullman, and observation car, with its original boxes and some ...
 
Greater Greater Washington
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 08:12:30 -0700

Interesting as BART uses wide gauge trains, if their new eBart is going to also be planned to be upgrade able it will also need to get DMUs that are in wide gauge. So it is possible to convert light rail to heavy rail, but only if you put in place the ...

Londonist

Londonist
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:52:30 -0700

The archaeology team also uncovered evidence from the so-called 'Gauge Wars', a mid-19th century battle to establish the standard track width on the railways. Track beds both for Brunel's 7-foot wide gauge and the latterly adopted narrow gauge can be ...
 
JOC.com
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 03:31:11 -0700

“Transhipment between standard and wide gauge takes place at the Poland-Belarus border and again at the Kazakhstan-China border,” he said. Much of the freight between China and Europe travels on block trains where a single customer will book an ...
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