Re: AB Air Reservoir Orientation Question

Benjamin Hom

Elden Gatwood wrote:
"The PRR had at least two groups of cars in classes X29 and X31 with transversely-mounted reservoirs."

Regarding Class X29, only Dreadnaught end cars built 1932-1934 had transversely-mounted reservoirs.  All other cars retrofitted with AB brakes had reservoirs mounted parallel to the center sill.  This is a glaring error on all Red Caboose X29 models (except for the Dreadnaught end models).

Ben Hom

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