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Thread #95428 Message #1857439
Posted By: GUEST,Jim Martin
12-Oct-06 - 10:15 PM
Thread Name: What is smokestack lightnin'?
Subject: RE: What is smokestack lightnin'?
Wood-burning loco's used to have some kind of wire-mesh arrangement (spark arresters) in the smokestacks (chimneys) to stop most of the sparks from flying out.