I’m guessing that Leela found the “Go fast” lever…
This drawing had an odd start. Away back in May I had a chance to have a face to face meeting with Tim, who runs the site “The Futurama Madhouse”. www.futurama-madhouse.net/ BTW, if my bribes are current he has been known to occasionally feature my drawings.
One of the subjects that came up was our other hobbies. Much to my surprise Tim runs a fully functional 1/8th scale stream locomotive. And he gives rides on it. Yes, really! He was showing some photos, I whipped out a little dribble:
I really wanted to do a final drawing of the train so Tim sent more detail photos. This one is a fairly accurate go at the drive wheels:
It’s a 4-4-2 arraignment. Which means that there are 4 pilot wheels, four drivers, and two trailing. Remember this is a functional steam engine, which means that all those weird pipes and assorted widgets actually work.
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