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Re: diesel lombard tractor
« Reply #280 on: December 29, 2017, 05:46:33 PM »
Loggah,

You have to find that and post it!!

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Re: diesel lombard tractor
« Reply #281 on: December 29, 2017, 05:50:59 PM »
I will take a look tomorrow,it somewhere in my Linn archives. Don
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Re: diesel lombard tractor
« Reply #282 on: December 30, 2017, 04:53:43 PM »
Heres a couple pitcures of the linn brochure, the transformer is not the same one ,because the linn is hauling transformers for weight for traction.

 

 

 

 
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« Reply #283 on: December 30, 2017, 05:50:05 PM »
Loggah,

Thank you for posting that,

I did a quick Google search and found this which I believe is the source
of that photo,

UG&E developed Hydro Power in the Mohawk Valley region of NY.

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« Reply #284 on: December 30, 2017, 06:11:02 PM »
Yup, you done good !! ;D The Linns were pretty awesome machines, They would get it done. Don
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« Reply #285 on: December 30, 2017, 06:51:59 PM »
Do you have pictures with a snow plow on one ?
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Re: diesel lombard tractor
« Reply #286 on: December 31, 2017, 07:41:35 AM »
I saw one of those sitting roadside in the Catskills a few years ago. I bet they did well in off road work. Did they mount ski's on the front for deep snow?
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« Reply #287 on: December 31, 2017, 11:04:55 AM »
Yup ,they could use both wheels ,or a front ski steering sled. There is a Linn log hauler with skis restored at Blue mtn.lake museum in the Adirondacs. Don
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« Reply #288 on: December 31, 2017, 01:09:31 PM »
The link below splits this thread,  I started a new one for Linn Tractors in an effort
not to hi-jack Loggah's efforts here with his Lombard.

http://www.forestryforum.com/board/index.php/topic,99385.0.html

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« Reply #289 on: December 31, 2017, 02:41:40 PM »
 loggah,being a newbie,I hadn't seen your thread.That is an amazing machine:I have seen pictures and museum displays of linn and lombards,but never one actually moving. My grandfather worked on a survey crew in the Whites in the 30's ,and had told me stories of the amount of wood they could pull.
 How does a lombard steer?  Is it only with the skis,or is there some sort of differertial in the rear;if so ,are there clutches like a dozer?
 thanks for a great story.
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« Reply #290 on: December 31, 2017, 03:54:35 PM »
There is a big worm drive differential with spider gears,it only steers with the front skis or wheels. That is why it is called an "AUTO-TYPE" tractor, basically anyone who could drive a truck could drive a lombard. Don
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« Reply #291 on: December 31, 2017, 08:01:25 PM »
Loggah, do you  have a water powdered sawmill and a yoke of oxen ?  Just kidding, happy new year, keep up the  good work.

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« Reply #292 on: January 01, 2018, 07:39:13 AM »
I have a big set of bevel gears from a water powered gristmill ! ;D ;D no oxen,to high maintainencw. Happy new year !!! Don
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« Reply #293 on: January 03, 2018, 04:11:41 AM »



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« Reply #294 on: January 03, 2018, 07:27:04 AM »
Those guys at the Bradley Museum worked pretty hard to get the steamer going,including a whole new boiler assembly made in Canada. I see Terry Harper and Paul Bretton playing engineer and Herb Crosby filming and narrating . They can all be proud of their work.
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« Reply #295 on: February 24, 2018, 05:56:53 PM »
I got to see the Lombard up close and personal and finally meet 'loggah'. Sorry no pic of us but I'm excited to have seen the Lombard move !



 

 

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« Reply #296 on: February 25, 2018, 12:39:41 PM »
Joan, Glad you made it down to see the old iron,or old aluminum! My brother Ray came over to me and said"She knows a lot more about these bombardiers then i do "!! I said "YUP"  ;D  Some year we will have  frozen snow . Don
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« Reply #297 on: February 25, 2018, 04:34:27 PM »
Thanks, Don ! Great to meet you and Ray and the other nice folks there.
And it was fun talking with a couple that want to buy a snowcat and were looking at the different brands.
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