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Old April 9 2013, 05:31 AM   #132
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Re: Does TOS Still Look Futuristic to You?

Not saying he mightn't have seen that locomotive at some point, but here's what Taylor said about the nacelles:
My approach was to kind of "art-deco-size-it" in a way. I spent weeks drawing and re-drawing and designing the nacelles. I mean the front-end of the nacelles was almost a 40 Ford grille. But I tried to make it have a very art-deco feel; for example I added the parallel lines along the edge of the saucer.
Richard Taylor
March 09, 2001
Interview on Cinepixel
P.S. The locomotive in question is a C & O Chesapeake & Ohio M-1 Steam Turbine Locomotive.
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