There is an article about Western diesel locomotives posted on AROnline Here today. Note in the foreground of the main picture a two tone Landcrab. Usually I am not keen on non standard modifications but I think that as a period piece this looks fantastic. It would be great if someone reproduced it on a car today
It used to be quite common for people to have half respray - up to the body stripe as the cars rusted in the lower areas.Maybe this was an example although usually they kept to the same colour.
I lived close to the railway (ex GWR) when I grew up and some steam train drivers used to let us ito the cabs in the sidings and even move the trains a short distance. Imagine that now with health and safety. We learned to look after ourselves. In the early 60s I climbed into the cab of a diesel hydraulic which was probably less than 2 years old and talk about oil leaks the floor was awash and it was a slippery as ice. Much worse than a crab engine leak