Re: Pennsy X29

Robert J. Amsler, Jr.



Bob Amsler


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Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 12:48 PM
To: 'Robert J. Amsler, Jr.' mpfan1@... [STMFC] ; STMFC@...
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Pennsy X29





According to a PRR plan sheet for ladders, the X29 has

The vertical Styles are 1-3/4 by 1-3/4 by 3/16

Outside to outside the ladder width is 20

The rungs have the rivet holes 18-1/4 apart

The rungs are 3/4 inch in diameter

The rivets fit into a 5/8 hole

The vertical spacing, rung to rung is 15-3/4


Hope this helps



From: 'Robert J. Amsler, Jr.' mpfan1@... [STMFC]

Sent: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 11:20 AM

Reply To: STMFC@...

Subject: [STMFC] Pennsy X29



Good morning:


I am hope someone on the list may know this information.  I looking for the width of the ladders on Pennsy X29 box cars so I can get the correct ladder from Pierre.  I looked at the all steel book from Speedwitch and the drawings show the distance between the rungs but not the stiles.




Bob Amsler

Saint Louis, Missouri



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