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Thu Jul 25 14:18:37 EDT 2019
Yes, as I recall it was from hard coupling, and the caboose body buckled in
its center beneath the copula. For that to happen, the frame took the
impact. I don't think there were any injuries. If I find the magazine I
will scan the picture.
Not N&W, but a retired PRR engineer from Hagerstown told me once that if
coupling too hard to a PRR wood caboose, it would knock the wood body out of
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> On 7/24/2019 6:18 PM, NW Mailing List wrote:
>> Wasn't that a hardcoupling incident?
> Yes, the damage to the caboose was caused by a very hard coupling. This
> was recounted by Mr. Louis Newton in his book. Another myth debunked.
> Jimmy Lisle
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