Re: Dates K brakes and Andrews trucks banned from interchange

Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>

Guy Wilber wrote:
1) 1926; Type AB brake sytems begin testing.

The ARA began the brake tests in 1925 at Purdue's Test Lab. The use of the
terminology "AB" was not used until the WESTINGHOUSE FC-3a design was fully
developed, tested and approved for application during 1932. . .
Welcome "back," Guy. Long time no read, or something like that. Nice to hear from you, and Happy Holidays.

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