Re: Handbrakes


Tim O'Connor
 


?? these were around since the 1930's if not earlier


On 7/6/2019 4:36 PM, Bob Chaparro via Groups.Io wrote:
"Many vertical shaft/horizontal wheel installations had gearing to assist the brakeman in applying the brakes and would therefore have been considered "allowed" under these rules."
Yes...two examples from my own files. The first photo is from 1957 and the second no earlier than 1960.
Bob Chaparro
Hemet, CA

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Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts

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