Re: Above Roof Brake Wheels?


Tim O'Connor
 

Tony Thompson wrote

... the original question, as I understood it, was whether the
horizontal-wheel, above-the-roof hand brakes were ever outlawed.
Not to my knowledge. They certainly existed on cars in service in
the 1960's. Geared brakes were being applied to (almost?) all new
equipment by the 1930's. Perhaps age caught up with cars before it
was necessary to convert them.

Tim O'Connor

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