Re: Clasp brakes on trucks
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SP bought hundreds of ore cars beginning in 1958 w/ clasp brakes
(two brake pads per wheel). The cars had to be lifted over Beaumont
Hill and I guess SP didn't want any runaways... Power for the trains
could be 15 +/- diesel units, all with dynamics.
At 12/2/2008 01:40 PM Tuesday, you wrote:
This is at the early portion of this FC list's era.