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"B" Flexicoil Truck on NH 5012 FL-9 showing third rail pickup shoe. The fiberglass bar holding the shoe mechanism is bolted to the journal boxs to keep it properly orientated with third rail. Flexicoil trucks were used in place of Blomberg account leaf springs interferred with mechanism.

Photographed by Bruce Nelson, March, 1970.
Added to the photo archive by Bruce Nelson, January 21, 2024.
Railroad: Penn Central.

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NH 2011 ... PC/CR 5011 ... scrapped 1982. Great photo and description of the B-B truck.

Posted by John Mentzer on 2024-01-25 02:01:03

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