Re: Handbrakes

Ted Schnepf


Milwaukee Road stock cars built in 1929, have the same appearing hand brake.  The car diagram page states it is a Klassing Hand brake.

Ted Schnepf
126 Will Scarlet,
Elgin, Ill. 60120


On Sunday, July 7, 2019, 06:08:39 PM CDT, Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...> wrote:

?? 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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