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Re: brake schedule on the Ks

December 03, 2017 01:31PM avatar
Russ489 Wrote:
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> I note that the K-36s still have A-1 brakes in
> these photos. I always thought they were
> converted to 6-ET earlier. Does anyone know when
> the brakes were upgraded?

I had heard -- might have even been on this site -- that the change on the K-36s, etc. did not occur until the 1950s and done using equipment salvaged from standard gauge locomotives going to scrap.

The understanding is that the Rio grande had bought/constructed the Mikados with the older brake schedule because that is what the crews were used to on the narrow gauge.

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480/483 West part 2 now 481 West Attachments

drgwk37 December 03, 2017 11:07AM

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