EARLY N&W COAL HOPPERS AT VMT
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Maybe Mister Hamilton could be convinced to give a seminar at the next NWHS
What an excellent idea.
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> Well said! Thanks Abram.
> Phil Miller
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> If you ever want a lesson in clandestine mechanical work, ask some Car
> Department person to explain to you Buttons and Gibs on trucks, and the
> concept of "Mis-matched Trucks." And push him to explain pedestal jaws,
> wear liners and box bolts, as well.
> The Hon. Mr. Hamilton would be the perfect man. But you should probably
> take him out to dinner at Texas Tavern, for it will be a lengthy
> expanation. If he runs out of things to say before desert, press him on
> the subject of brake rigging.
> I was only a Brakezman, and have neither the prowess nor acumen to tutor
> anyone on such erudite topics. My specialty was derailing cars...
> -- abram burnett
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