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The Line
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Edward "Bud" Buker's Historic
Deerfield
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Roundabout
Railway
 
Reporting Marks: DRRY

Lake Forest, Illinois U.S.A.

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An educational demonstration steam powered 7 and 1/2 inch gauge railway operated
under circa 1930 Standard Code Time Table and Train Order Rules by the
 
LAKE FOREST LIVE STEAMERS RAILWAY MUSEUM INCORPORATED
 
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Live Steam Rail Camp ®
 
Latest Updates
   
Membership Information
 
Time Table and Train Order Railway Operation
Time Table and Train Order Railway Operation References
 
Recommended Technical and Historical Reading List
    
 
The Model Steam Locomotive
 
Transportation Rules Effective July 21, 2017
Transportation Rule 986 for Steam Locomotive Engineers
Special Instructions Effective June 28, 2017
Time Table No. 44 and Time Table Chart No. 44
Grand Crossing Interlocking Train Crew Manual Effective June 28, 2017
 
Engineering Data for DRRY Locomotives
 
Track, Wheel and Engineering Data and Drawings
 
Fundamentals of Steam Locomotive Boiler Water Level Management
Principles of Steam Injector Operation
Fundamentals of Steam Locomotive Tractive Force
Steam Locomotive Valve Gear Animation Videos
Fundamentals of Railway Curve Superelevation
with Explanation of Curve Radius and Degree of Curve
Finding Dead Centers        Setting the Eccentric Crank
Robinson Track Circuit Electrical Characteristics
 

The Great Steam Fleet
DRRY Engine Numbers 326, 284, 308, 442 and 9.

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