Re: Terms For Freight Car Parts

mike turner

In this case, Southern used the poking platform as a brake step and as a step above the draft gear on the other end.

On 9/1/2019 7:27 PM, Tony Thompson wrote:
All the ore cars on the Minnesota Iron Range once had these platforms, too. Workmen could poke the sticky ore and get it to fall through the bottom doors.
Tony Thompson

Mike Turner

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