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


hayden_tom@...
 

One other possibility is that what appears to be the upper portion of the rod is actually a rod embedded in the pile of coal against and inside the gondola end and the angle of the photo made it appear as an extension of the brake shaft. It seemed strange to me that this extension is above the nut and a different diameter than the shaft. .


Tom Hayden

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