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« : June 26, 2007, 09:12:48 PM »

I believe that technically what it really is, is an first class omnibus.  O0


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« #1 : June 26, 2007, 09:18:31 PM »

I believe that technically what it really is, is an first class omnibus.  O0

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« #2 : June 27, 2007, 04:26:15 AM »



I've seen images of larger ones (like in DYS) with three axels (one in front two in rear), and double decker ones also.

« : June 27, 2007, 04:28:19 AM cigar joe »

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« #3 : June 27, 2007, 11:14:08 PM »

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« #4 : June 28, 2007, 05:10:26 AM »

Do you know some historical details about omnibuses, CJ?



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« #5 : July 01, 2007, 07:19:12 PM »

I heard the stagecoach was so big and heavy the horses weren't able to pull it over long distances

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« #6 : July 03, 2007, 02:07:57 PM »

I heard the stagecoach was so big and heavy the horses weren't able to pull it over long distances

I was also wondering if that number of horses we see in the film was enough for that stagecoach...



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« #7 : July 03, 2007, 10:42:04 PM »

I think it was because it was very sandy soil, the wheels sunk into the ground in the soft spots and the stage/omnibus was also very heavy.

During Sibley's campaign in the Journada Del Mueta desert the artillery & limbers got bogged down in sandy patches enough to require a lot of soldiers to free them.

They needed 20 mule teams in the desert areas of California to move 36 1/2 tons of double wagons loaded with borax & water.
so a little math 36.5/20 = 1.825 ton per mule. Now all we need to find out is how much the coach weighed. O0



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http://www.42explore2.com/horsdrawn.htm

http://math.boisestate.edu/gas/companions/jericho/omnibus.html

« : July 06, 2007, 02:11:01 PM cigar joe »

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« #8 : July 10, 2007, 04:28:10 PM »

I believe that technically what it really is, is an first class omnibus.  O0

I saw the film Sunday night for the first time, other than being blown away by the film and I should have known that I would be...but I must admit I too while watching the stagecoach scene thought woah what a ride..




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« #9 : July 10, 2007, 04:43:55 PM »

That was a rather intense moment in the film.

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« #10 : August 01, 2007, 02:20:12 PM »

Thanks, CJ! I'll read it later, now I have too much to catch up with on this board, but I saved them. :)



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