Re: MKT single sheathed boxcar details
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That is fine. You spent more time with the answers than I did. I will stand behind your answers. We both have the drawings and our own field notes.
Best regards gents,
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Sent: 11/26/2007 7:22:25 PM
Subject: [STMFC] Re: MKT single sheathed boxcar details
--- In STMFC@..., "proto48er" <atkott@...> wrote:
two crossbearers (one located at each door post), one crossmembereach
crossmembers between each crossbearer and each body bolster. Theair
tank is located to the right of the door, if the b-end of the caris
to your left. It is mounted on the crossbearer (the left side) andThe
valve is located directly across from it on the other side of thecar.
two crossbearers located two feet toward the ends of the car fromthe
door posts (ie., four feet further apart from the ones in the aboveonly
one each crossmember between each crossbearer and each bodybolster.
The air tank is located (almost) centered on the **left** door poston
the crossbearer (the right side) and the crossmember (the leftside)
toward the center of the car. The valve is located directly acrossMy mistake - the air tank on this series is located almost centered
on the **RIGHT** door post, if viewed with the b-end to the left!
Too hard to describe without drawing it!
Also, Tom, I did not see your post when making my two.