Monday, September 19, 2016

Aliance Casting, PTC Alliance, and Train Trucks

Satellite, Alliance Casting
A comment concerning a posting for the Alliance, OH, PRR depot indicated that a lot of train trucks are made in Alliance. Since PTC Alliance makes tubular and bar stock, I assume Alliance Casting makes the train trucks.

Satellite, PTC Alliance
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An old-fashioned friction bearing train, built-up from wood, cast iron, and wrought iron.
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Cast steel locomotive truck
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This cast steel truck was on a covered hopper for grain that was built Nov. 2014 and had a LT WT of 63300 and a LD LMT of 222700.

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