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Lever Brake Handles


Bob Chaparro
 

Lever Brake Handles

Were lever brake handles ever banned or outlawed, or did they just fall out of favor?

Thanks.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Benjamin Hom
 

Bob Chaparro asked:
"Lever Brake Handles
Were lever brake handles ever banned or outlawed, or did they just fall out of favor?"

No.  The railroads can still get 1:1 lever-type handbrakes today.


Ben Hom


Garth Groff and Sally Sanford
 

Bob,

As my 1989 photo of an RF&P shows, some were still in use way beyond our period of interest.

Yours Aye,


Garth Groff  🦆

On Sat, Oct 10, 2020 at 2:10 PM Bob Chaparro via groups.io <chiefbobbb=verizon.net@groups.io> wrote:

Lever Brake Handles

Were lever brake handles ever banned or outlawed, or did they just fall out of favor?

Thanks.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA