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Posted 4 years ago

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Savoychina1
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I am obviously not a farm boy. I could use some help in identifying these.

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  1. MsDowAntiques MsDowAntiques, 4 years ago
    I don't think it's farming -- I think they are building the Chicago and Milwaukee Electric Railroad -- see this google books entry about the Republic Construction Company -- http://books.google.com/books?id=vBQpAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA398&lpg=PA398&dq=%22republic+construction+company%22&source=bl&ots=lr50715ydw&sig=0dN-igR_MSau-KMJfyqBcqLKV6A&hl=en&ei=yF4zTLmHH8H98AbIlNzICw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=8&ved=0CDcQ6AEwBw#v=onepage&q=%22republic%20construction%20company%22&f=false
  2. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 4 years ago
    WOW! Thanks for the info !
  3. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 4 years ago
    Based on my favorite research assistant's info, I have moved this to railroadiana category. :)
  4. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 3 years ago
    I was going to say they are both steam engines, both are doing earthwork in different manners. Nice photos.
  5. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 3 years ago
    Thanks, Pop_abides...interesting name!
  6. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 3 years ago
    Well I'm not 'the dude abides' but I am the 'pop'..............
  7. walksoftly walksoftly, 3 years ago
    The photo on right is a steam shovel, the photo on the left appears to be a trencher, there appears to be buckets on the conveyor that extends out the back that dumps on a cross conveyor.

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