Re: Trucks and brake steps for Erie gondolas

Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>

mark_heiden wrote:
The diagram indicates an Apex Tri-Lock Metal Brake Step. Would this be the open-grid type as seen on boxcars, or some sort of metal plate with round holes in it?
Mark, the Apex was a rectangular steel grid, the most common type of this material.

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