Re: ATSF FT-I and FT-J cross-section
Steve and Barb Hile
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You will need to add the f to the bottom link. This cross section from the rebuilt drawing at least shows the proportional spacing of the underframe girders.
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io [mailto:main@RealSTMFC.groups.io] On Behalf Of Jake Schaible
Ironically, I'm working on the AT&SF FT-J as we speak too... but in N scale.
You may find this helpful, PJ Student's article re the FT-J (and the Ft-O&P) in HO. http://magazine.trainlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/ptm_197804.pdf starting on pg 16.
All I have to work with is the grainy Cyril Durrenberger image of the Wt-J in this Student article, but it seems to materially differ from the Student version beyond what he mentions, in that it seems to have 5 subfloor braces that pierce the side sill web plates and extend to flush with the deck side sills - perhaps 3 center as I beam-ish (center and other 2 at the point of the fish belly bend) and the two towards the ends being c or box channels?