Railroad Velocipede
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 33° 47.905 W 118° 19.120
11S E 377932 N 3740586
Quick Description: This manually-powered, three-wheeled piece of MOW equipment is on display in front of the Railroad Museum in Lomita.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/1/2013 7:02:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMJ6C6
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 into a rack that could hold a box containing tools or other light items.
Is this a display or a maintenance facility location?: Display

Are there any fees and if so how much? (optional): 4.00

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