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by franco
Tue Nov 30, 2010 9:55 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ruston Bucyrus 38RB
Replies: 15
Views: 4180

Re: Ruston Bucyrus 38RB

Matt, It would be a hell of a coincidence :D !....I do know that the Detroit powered one was retired a few months after I left and an Ackermann replaced it, the Dorman powered one having long since been broken for parts. Franco.
by franco
Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:00 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ruston Bucyrus 38RB
Replies: 15
Views: 4180

Re: Ruston Bucyrus 38RB

Hello Matt. That pic of your 38 brings me back twenty five years to when I worked one similar to yours (6/71 powered) and a Dorman powered one before that- the Dorman was a good engine but there's nothing like the sound of a Detroit! Frank, Were those face shovels too? Matt. Hi Matt, Yes, both of t...
by franco
Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:49 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ruston Bucyrus 38RB
Replies: 15
Views: 4180

Re: Ruston Bucyrus 38RB

hello frank. i noticed that you are in waterford do you know of the history on the green coloured 54-rb that came from cahir to the uk for onward shipment,i once passed a 54-rb i think near carlow a few years ago when i was heading for rosslare. graham. Hello Graham, Though I'm not familiar with th...
by franco
Sun Nov 28, 2010 9:04 pm
Forum: Member Introductions
Topic: Hello.
Replies: 4
Views: 786

Hello.

Hello everyone, My name's Frank or Franco- I found your site while searching for info on 38RB's, a machine I was familiar with twenty five odd year's ago. I come from Co Waterford in southern Ireland. Franco.
by franco
Sun Nov 28, 2010 6:13 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Ruston Bucyrus 38RB
Replies: 15
Views: 4180

Re: Ruston Bucyrus 38RB

Hello Matt.
That pic of your 38 brings me back twenty five years to when I worked one similar to yours (6/71 powered) and a Dorman powered one before that- the Dorman was a good engine but there's nothing like the sound of a Detroit!

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