Steve Lucas <stevelucas3@...>
A 1936 ETT for the Canada Division of the NYC has restrictions on
train length when cars with K brakes were handled.
when cars in it had K brakes--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, "devansprr"
drivingmaximum number of freight cars allowed per train?
latereason for building 120-ton and 90-ton "Battleship Gons" in the
rules?teens and early twenties. Do we have copies of specific proposed
due to air brake performance. Not sure where I read it, but Ithought
the PRR, prior to WWII, had train length limits for K brakes becausein
long trains. Can't remember where the rule came from (I think it wasthe
PRR had a few nasty runaways on the east slope just west of Altoonain
the early 1900's. My aunt (born in Altoona in 1920) remembersseveral
incidents as a child where runaways would crash into Altoona. Heryears).