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Re: Wheel Progress was made today at the WW&F...
« Reply #30 on: July 08, 2021, 12:10:46 AM »
That is a big flat spot, operators have a habit of sliding the lightrail equipment I work on but I haven't seen a spot that big on a car yet where I work.

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Re: Wheel Progress was made today at the WW&F...
« Reply #31 on: July 08, 2021, 08:08:07 AM »
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Who's the fellow working on the journal boxes?
Looks to be Eric Schade.

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Re: Wheel Progress was made today at the WW&F...
« Reply #32 on: July 08, 2021, 08:19:23 AM »
That is a big flat spot, operators have a habit of sliding the lightrail equipment I work on but I haven't seen a spot that big on a car yet where I work.
It was noticable while the car was in motion. Not as big as it appears, but definate out of service criteria. It was most likely caused by a brake application.
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Re: Wheel Progress was made today at the WW&F...
« Reply #33 on: August 14, 2021, 03:25:46 PM »
Taken last week when more wheel sets were being put together.























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Re: Wheel Progress was made today at the WW&F...
« Reply #34 on: August 14, 2021, 10:12:08 PM »
These wheelshop photos are very interesting and greatly appreciated. Wheel work is of high importance on any railway. When I worked for a reasonably large integrated railway, rolling stock maintenance accounted for about 30% of outgoings and wheel work for about 30% of that.

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Re: Wheel Progress was made today at the WW&F...
« Reply #35 on: August 14, 2021, 10:34:04 PM »
We really should produce a video showing how all this works.

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Re: Wheel Progress was made today at the WW&F...
« Reply #36 on: August 14, 2021, 10:57:50 PM »
I have a video - I just need some time to download and post it. Maybe next week...
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Re: Wheel Progress was made today at the WW&F...
« Reply #37 on: August 15, 2021, 10:21:12 AM »
That's an impressive sequence of photos.

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