Engine 107's Parts/The Front Sand DomePrevious | Home | Next
Engine 107 has two Sand Domes. Each Sand Dome is full of special sand. This sand is used when Engine
107 needs more traction. The front Sand Dome supplies sand for traction when the train is moving forward.
The back Sand Dome supplies sand for traction when going backwards. The engineer has a lever in the
cab that he uses to control when and how much sand is used. A two second shot of sand is usually all that