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Mode SpecificPlay
Know that 'locomotive' specifies by what means it moves: steam, diesel, or electric. SlideThe museum features a steam locomotive from the 1800s.
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Primary FunctionPlay
'Locomotive' refers to its role in transporting: pulling or pushing train cars. SlideThe diesel locomotive pushed the cargo wagons up the steep incline.
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Historical CharmPlay
Old locomotives are cultural artifacts and can evoke a sense of history. SlideThe vintage locomotive at the fairgrounds is a true testament to early rail travel.