A question about J whistles

NW Mailing List nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org
Thu May 31 20:19:39 EDT 2012


We have answered this question on this list before. The J1s where built
with the Hancock's
and you can see in the builders photo very clearly that they were. Also
drawing No. NW-D39028
at the archives also confirms this.

Larry Evans
Kenova, WV
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Subject: A question about J whistles

>I was curious if any J class 4-8-4's ever carried a hooter whistle. In

>particular, did any of the J-1's carry the hooters prior to streamlining?

>Did any J's get hooters once they were bumped from passenger service in

>1958? Also, did any A's ever carry a Hancock 3-chime passenger whistles?

>Thank you for any assistance.


> Sincerely,


> Steven Ashley

> Spartanburg, SC

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