Re: more on Speedwitch's SP/T&NO A-50-4 auto car

Tony Thompson

Bill Welch wrote:
The scans Tony Thompson sent me are of a car with wood ends and show a different appliance on the end sill. When the SP/T&NO applied the Dreadnaught ends, they apparently updated the brakes with this geared arrangement.
Bill may be right, and perhaps Ted Culotta knew about that change. However, neither the SP car ledgers, nor any photos I have, support this idea.

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