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A Galloping Goose concept on Five

Based on the idea of a Galloping Goose I imagined a two foot gauge Main box car chassis reused with a Commer lorry power unit, rear platform and cab. I had salvaged four 24 volt 120 watt Chinese electric scooter motors and these have proved to be successful to power this model that can take a man in the pay load space. Those big wheels, coil springs and rubber mountings make a very comfortable ride on five inch gauge.

Taken09 June 2011
CameraPanasonic Lumix

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