Re: the brake wheel staff on this CCC&StL gon is too long


Jon Miller
 

On 3/9/2018 9:04 AM, jack.f.mullen@... [STMFC] wrote:
Occam's Razor sez this is a broom handle or some such, perhaps used as a brake club, which was left sticking up from the coal, next to the brakewheel, and the photo happened to catch it at the right angle to create a nice illusion.  

I like this.  It also appears that the height of the coal is equal to that handle but I doubt this was ever done.

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