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Amazing German Rail Zeppelin (Schienenzeppelin) (7 pics)

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Rail Zeppelin (Schienenzeppelin) was built at the beginning of 1930 by Franz Kruckenberg. It had BMW VI 12 cylinder petrol aircraft engine of 600 horsepower (450 kW) driving a four-bladed (later two-bladed), fixed pitch wooden (ash tree) propeller. On June 21, 1931 Schienenzeppelin set a railway speed record of 230 km/h (140 mph) on the Berlin–Hamburg line that would stand for 20 years. The record was not surpassed by any other train until 1954. The Rail Zeppelin was never put into production.

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№1 Author: Nguyenazn (24 Mar 2011 00:54) Total user comments: 1144


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Yayy for Bimmers !
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№2 Author: DocMcCoy (24 Mar 2011 01:14) Total user comments: 6039


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Very interesting. Another one I have never seen before. 12
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№3 Author: Haro (24 Mar 2011 12:25) Total user comments: 551


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№4 Author: 2fuzzy (24 Mar 2011 13:50) Total user comments: 10400


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Bet that sucker was loud!
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№5 Author: raymond.wendt (24 Mar 2011 15:55) Total user comments: 9115


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WOW! Pretty impressive for back in the day. 04
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№6 Author: joffenbaker (24 Mar 2011 16:16) Total user comments: 4965


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Very good aerodynamic design.
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№7 Author: Lu (24 Mar 2011 17:35) Total user comments: 15082


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Built in 1930 - Revealed in 2011. Marvelous!
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