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Old 27th September 2005, 00:18
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Originally Posted by neil maclachlan
Hi Thunderd,
Can't agree more with your comments--re Scotsmen. I am an old steam engineer having served my apprenticeship building old up and downers,alas when I went to sea I was assigned to motor ships and latterly steam turbines,I think I was good at wealding Monday Hammers?I sailed on one triple expansion steam engine,and boy, it was like a sewing machine---what nostalgic memories?
Neil Mac.
Neil, I didn't understand tha "Monday Hammers" could you enlighten me please?

Also talking about Scotsmen is it true that all the best steam engineers, regardless what the steam was powering, came from Scotland?
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