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Re: C&TSRR=Back Together=Double Header.

October 07, 2019 05:42PM avatar
Earl Wrote:
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> We found that when using a plow-equipped engine as
> the road engine on a doubleheader, if you stopped
> the train with the road engine's nose just off the
> end of the bridge (about 30 back of where 488
> stopped), it was a lot easier to get the engines
> to recouple. The long shank coupler sticking out
> over the end of the plow, made the offset between
> the couplers a pain. Add to that there is a
> significant vertical curve in the track right off
> the end of the trestle makes things tricky. I've
> seen perfectly lined up couplers fail to mate
> because the tender coupler on the helper is
> twisted up on the grade, while the road engine is
> on the flat.

Very interesting Earl. Thanks for the information.
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