Logging Disconnects

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Re: Logging Disconnects

Post by Doug_Edwards » Sat May 01, 2021 10:25 am

James Powell wrote:
Fri Apr 30, 2021 12:22 am
I think you will find Disconnects were outlawed fairly early on. I think there is something in "Logging Railroads of the West" (Superior), about them not being legal for very long. They didn't allow for air brakes...
Disconnected trucks were used almost into the 60"s (Dec. 31 59 in one case). What is disappointing is that there are so few examples left.


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