Ts21 : Streamliner Serendipity

Discussion in 'Dovetail Live Article Discussion' started by DTG Jamie, Apr 12, 2021.

  1. DTG Jamie

    DTG Jamie Staff Member

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    And here I thought it was actually on the store.
     
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    IIRC these are the same cars that cause the Federal Express to crash into Washington Union Station in 1953, correct?
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    I think so, from bad angle cocks for the brake hoses if I recall correctly. But now that we have all the equipment and the route available, will there be a historic recreation?
     
  5. Daniel Gibbs

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    It was a design flaw to where the handle of the angle LOVE would come into contact with the car's undercarriage, which would knock it into the "closed" position.
     

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