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The "Riverview Shay" engine CAD 12 step animation of the motion.

This is an indication of the componant based assembly design used in the 3D CAD model, it can
be made to turn the crank by a rotation function and each part's motion is defined in relation to the crank.

I can make it go forward or reverse by shifting the reversing gear linkage at the far left of the above image.

Question: can you tell which way the loco would be moving?  think.....

Please let me know if you have the answer e-mail address (you will have to type the address into your mail program)