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Narrow-Guage Velocipede
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 33° 45.730 W 117° 13.957
11S E 478458 N 3735810
Quick Description: This manually-powered piece of MOW equipment is on display in Engine House No. 6 at the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/30/2013 8:04:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ69H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 1

Long Description:
This small vehicle allowed one or two people to move about railroad trackage quickly without having to wait on an available train or without tying up major pieces of equipment to tackle relatively light jobs. It was powered by one person using a motion similar to rowing where power was supplied by both arm and leg muscles. Whole most velocipedes had a seat for a second person to ride, this unit has had the rear seat converted tol a rack that could hold a box containing tools or other light items.
Is this a display or a maintenance facility location?: Display

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