Re: Turn of the century freight car wheels
Tom Birkett <tnbirke@...>
And cast iron brake shoes threw many sparks, necessitation "spark shields"
under wood floors
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Dennis S. wrote:
The biggest disadvantage of cast iron wheels was that the unevenThe same thing can and does happen with wrought steel wheels
under heavy braking, even in the diesel era.
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