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A steam locomotive operator is adjusting the hydrostatic lubricator of a steam locomotive, at the Darjeeling train yard (India)
The purpose of this mechanical lubricator is to control the flow of lubricant (oil) that is injected into the steam that feeds the cylinders.
For more information about Hydrostatic lubricator, go to en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mechanical_lubricator
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