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PC: N6a caboose -Reply
- Subject: PC: N6a caboose -Reply
- From: Jim Homoki <JHOMOKI@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 29 Jan 1999 06:58:54 -0500
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>>> Countryman, Kelly <kelkel -AT- torchlake.com> 01/28/99 04:00am >>>
What type of trucks were used on the N6A transfer
Have a brass model and need to put a pair on it.
The N6A transfers ran on both Bettendorf freight trucks and
Swingmotion (caboose) trucks. From photos I've seen and per
Caboose Data Book # 1 by N.J. International, a lot of truck swapping
must have occurred over the years, since both types are used. The
N7 bay windows also had at least 2 types of trucks.
On my N6A's, I'm using Central Valley Bettendorfs. The Overland
N7 has the correct Swingmotion type, but I know of no readily
available truck to match them, as they have friction bearings.
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