Mbta fan wrote:We have two records on the same quiz. Lowest points lead ever and lowest margin of victory. Congrats to teamdriver for holding both records. Cue the song "We are the champions" By: Queen.
Arborwayfan wrote:By analogy with anchor watch and anchor lights, I would guess that anchor steam is the small amount of steam that a ship would keep up while at anchor (that is, maybe just one boiler and/or much less than the pressure for actually steaming along, but enough to run the donkey engines for loading/unloading, the electric generators, the pumps, the heat and hot water, etc.). So kind of like idling for HEP, or running just the HEP on locomotives equipped with separate HEP generation equipment if such exist. But that's just a guess from a historian who never got closer to a steamship's works that taking the SS Naushon to the Vineyard.
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