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Thursday Proto Photo, Oct 13/16
« on: October 13, 2016, 08:00:44 AM »
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Re: Thursday Proto Photo, Oct 13/16
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2016, 09:59:57 AM »
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A short video I shot in Shelby, NC, last month...


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Re: Thursday Proto Photo, Oct 13/16
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2016, 08:05:58 AM »
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Yesterday, on the MDDE RR:

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Re: Thursday Proto Photo, Oct 13/16
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2016, 11:15:26 AM »
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@RockGp40,

What's under the Ex-Rock Island covered hopper's wheel on the truck closer to the camera in the second picture?

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Re: Thursday Proto Photo, Oct 13/16
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2016, 11:17:03 AM »
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@RockGp40,

What's under the Ex-Rock Island covered hopper's wheel on the truck closer to the camera in the second picture?

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A skate. We were tying them down for the day. It prevents the cars from rolling down hill in the event someone tampers with the car and bleeds the air off.
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Re: Thursday Proto Photo, Oct 13/16
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2016, 12:03:51 PM »
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A skate. We were tying them down for the day. It prevents the cars from rolling down hill in the event someone tampers with the car and bleeds the air off.

Interesting, it actually lifts the wheel off the rail.  If you ever get the chance to take a close-up picture, I'd like to see what the skate looks like.  Thanks for responding.

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EDIT: Nevermind, I googled "railroad skate" and very easily found pictures.  Thanks, again!

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Re: Thursday Proto Photo, Oct 13/16
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2016, 12:49:52 PM »
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Re: Thursday Proto Photo, Oct 13/16
« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2016, 06:12:18 PM »
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A day late, but I present the MGA Heritage unit from back in August.



http://railfanning.kapuscinski.net/2016/10/took-a-break-from-working-on-the-crhs-archives-for-the-mga-heritage-unit/

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Re: Thursday Proto Photo, Oct 13/16
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2016, 11:18:46 AM »
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Re: Thursday Proto Photo, Oct 13/16
« Reply #9 on: October 16, 2016, 03:42:45 PM »
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caught these on a siding in Peachtree City, GA-----loooooooooooooog way from home.