Re: C&IM fans are gonna like this 1948-1959


Tony Thompson
 

For the wood ss boxcars, where is the step for the brakeman using the vertical brake wheel? Seems unsafe.

On many cars with no brake step, the wheel had a taller shaft and the brakeman stood on the roof. You are right that operating it from the ladder is pretty unsafe.

Tony Thompson



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