Re: What trucktype are these?


Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
 

Mr. Hendrickson has provided me a photo af an UTLX tank car with 2
different truck types.
What types are they exactly?
http://ph.groups.yahoo.com/group/STMFC/photos/view/7cf9?b=1
The upper one looks like a Vulcan, the lower one is the ARA Type Y truck widely used on tank cars. Both have spring planks, which most model trucks do not.

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