Re: heavy duty trucks on B&LE hoppers

Eric Hansmann

Were those trucks also equipped with the larger 36-inch diameter wheels?



Eric Hansmann

Murfreesboro, TN



From: <> On Behalf Of Bruce Smith
Sent: Friday, February 19, 2021 9:51 AM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] heavy duty trucks on B&LE hoppers


For those (like myself) who are picky about such things, the side frames on the Helium car trucks are definitely different from those on the CC/BLE hoppers, but the hopper trucks are the best thing we’ve got right now.



Bruce Smith

Auburn, AL

On Feb 19, 2021, at 9:29 AM, Bob Chaparro via <chiefbobbb@...> wrote:


RE: Helium Car Trucks -

This is Jay Miller's helium car clinic handout:

Photos of the trucks appear about two-thirds of the way down the article.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


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