How Its Made – Train Wheels


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4 comments

  • wayne

    whoops– removed by user.
    (anything with trains, is cool!)

  • Link fixed. It is now available.

  • Willi

    There are others available on YouTube, just do a YouTube search with “making train wheels”. I was about to post the three links but I seem to remember Bob not wanting us to post links directly.

  • Dick Eagleson

    That was kinda nostalgic. I remember seeing train wheel forging and forming in a movie shown in my high school shop class almost 50 years ago. The process hasn’t changed a lot in the intervening half-century.

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