Re: Tank Car Ladders

Richard Townsend

The obvious next question is which end is the B end. To identify the B end, you stand facing the left side of the car. The B end will be on your right.

Richard Townsend
Lincoln City, Oregon

ljack70117@... wrote:

You stand and face the B end of the car. The side to your right is �
the Right side and to your left is the left side. Also the journals �
number from the B end of the car R1 R2 R3 R4 and L1 L2 L3 L4 on a 4 �
axle car. If you have more axles you add more numbers
On Oct 3, 2005, at 8:35 PM, Mike Brock wrote:

Richard Hendrickson writes:

Armand, whether there were ladders on both sides of tank cars �
of course, on whether there were dome walkways or platforms on both
sides, as there was no point in having a ladder that didn't go
For the benefit of some members perhaps not as enlightened as me �
does one determine the right side from the left?

Mike Brock

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