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Firemen in training - another B&W documentary film.

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Early example of using simulators for training. In this case the simulators represent the firebox backheads and tender shovelling plates of various JNR steam loco classes. The short-handled shovels are, as far as I know, unique to Japan.

 

 

I wish I'd had something like this when I was learning to fire. 🙂

 

Cheers,

 

Mark.

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Kiha66

Reminds me of my time learning to run steamship boiler rooms, we had something similar at the academy!  

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