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This contest will be a bit more specialized for machines that roll.


Locomotives, trains, traction engines, rollers, trucks, cars, portables ..... if it rolls on wheels, power source optional, we want to see it!

Entries will be emailed this time. All entries are welcome to start us off. Locomotives, traction engines, rollers, crawlers, trucks, cars, portables;  Steam, Stirling, & Gas Engines, etc.

Invitation remains open until October 17th midnight Eastern time.

Voting will remain open until midnight eastern time October 31st.

The winner will grace the top & bottom of all our pages for the month of November. If I fail to turn the voting off on time, only those votes placed before the announced end will be counted.

Important......Notice:  It has been pointed out that we do not yet have a way to attach photos to PM's.
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I think I have a good idea for a picture tomorrow... we’ll see how it turns out  ;)
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I think I have a good idea for a picture tomorrow... we’ll see how it turns out  ;)

...and now sent in to Gil  :)
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Bonjour Nick,
I have also sent a picture to Gil, I hope it ill be selected  ;)
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Bonjour Nick,
I have also sent a picture to Gil, I hope it ill be selected  ;)

Raphael my friend, I'm sorry to inform you that you are the current winner of the Engine of the Month contest, which according to the rules of the contest as provided, disallow your reentering the contest for the following two months.

Please see rule #4 in the Engine of the Month contest rules as posted here:

https://www.officeofsteamforum.com/invitation-for-entries/engine-of-the-month-rules/

When the January EOTM opens up for submissions in early December, you may ask Gil to put your current submission, or a different one if you prefer, into the hat for that month's contest, as you will then be eligible once again.
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Bonjour Stoker,
Never mind, it is for the pleasure of sharing, even if not selected, I may show funny suprpise... Suspens...  ;)
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Bonjour Stoker,
Never mind, it is for the pleasure of sharing, even if not selected, I may show funny suprpise... Suspens...  ;)

Most certainly Raphael, you provide us with much pleasure with those things that you do choose to share with us all. We definitely look forward to your next entries in the EOTM, and all of your other posts on here as well !!!
"Information is not knowledge, Knowledge is not wisdom, Wisdom is not truth, Truth is not beauty, Beauty is not love, Love is not music: Music is THE BEST...   
Wisdom is the domain of the Wis (which is extinct). Beauty is a French phonetic corruption of a short cloth neck ornament currently in resurgence..."
F. Zappa ... by way of Mary, the girl from the bus.

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Bonjour Stoker,
Many thanks for you kind words, they encourage me to go on, even in French , fortunately, a picture is worth 1 000 words ;)
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Bonjour Stoker,
Many thanks for you kind words, they encourage me to go on, even in French , fortunately, a picture is worth 1 000 words ;)

Indeed it is ..... and the picture of yours that we now have posted at the top and bottom of each page here is worth many many thousands of words in my opinion!!!
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Wisdom is the domain of the Wis (which is extinct). Beauty is a French phonetic corruption of a short cloth neck ornament currently in resurgence..."
F. Zappa ... by way of Mary, the girl from the bus.

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Bonjour Stoker,
My little concern about this picture is about the duck, it does not seem at all concerned by the arrival of this pretty boat, what a lack of taste  ;D

Afterwards, it is very funny to see the seagulls flying in circles in pursuit of the offshore because on the lake where I sail, the birds are really used to the public and the boats. They hardly move away when we approach them.

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One week to get your entries in  ;)
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Bonjour,
Have you ever seen a 1907 steam car drifting ? And a 1910 steam truck ? You have so far missed something  ;D
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkT8h6bFm5o
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q25-VfYfd9w
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Ahhhhh Raphael .... what fun you are having, with some nicely controlled and beautiful vehicles!
"Information is not knowledge, Knowledge is not wisdom, Wisdom is not truth, Truth is not beauty, Beauty is not love, Love is not music: Music is THE BEST...   
Wisdom is the domain of the Wis (which is extinct). Beauty is a French phonetic corruption of a short cloth neck ornament currently in resurgence..."
F. Zappa ... by way of Mary, the girl from the bus.

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I have heard things can get hot and steamy in the bath room .
But you take it to a new dimension.
And having a lot of fun
Cheers
Dennis

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Bonjour Dennis,
As you know it, also based on my experience, steam is 90% trouble for 10% pure pleasure, which is why I am making this percentage evolve through systematic tests of all my boats in the bathtub... provided that they are less than 1.37m long. And it turns out that I have several that exceed this size ...
Here are my limits (1,35m) :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYDvZ6-ZPFE
or
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSOSj89BY_M
Out of limits (1,40m) :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wzb2Y0TZU1U
My largest steam (paddle) boat is 1,50m long and 0,55 m wide... A nightmare to move it  :(
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November EOTM Winner:

Clif’s Lanz Bulldog Scale Model