Steam era Wreck Trains
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Sat Dec 23 08:50:56 EST 2017
A lot of that would depend on where the wreck was as a lot of track could not take certain size or curvature locomotives, and partially what was readily available at the place the wreck train came out of.
Usually on work trains, it was older, smaller power, such as a Z or Y3. Speed, in either case, was not the need.
> On Dec 23, 2017, at 7:57 AM, NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org> wrote:
> What kind of power was used on wreck trains? Y class, Z class? K3’s?
> Mark Lindsey
> Stuck in the 1930’s
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