Re: What Kind Of Wheels Are These?


mwbauers
 

Actually, they are bolted together with restraining side plates…. not riveted.

Best to ya,
Mike Bauers
Milwaukee, Wi

On Dec 18, 2015, at 8:22 PM, 'Jack Burgess'  wrote:

Could these be “paper wheels”….?

Jack Burgess

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Subject: [STMFC] What Kind Of Wheels Are These?

This is a link to a Leslie Jones image of a train wreck at Atlantic, MA. The date range for the image is a very broad 1917 to 1934.

<https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/search/commonwealth:6682x694w> https://www.digitalcommonwealth.org/search/commonwealth:6682x694w

What caught my eye were the wheels. They appear to be riveted.

Can anyone provide some background on these wheels?

Thanks.

Bob Chaparro


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