Re: EMD controls question
Author: Not Nudge or Zarkoff
Date: 09-14-2021 - 18:13

Robert Wrote:
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> Now that explaines why The Canadian never ran
> their E-8 (1801 or 2) west of Calgary. The only
> roads that I can recall that had mountain grades
> and both E-8's & E-9's must have paid particular
> attention to these issues relating to the
> differences when running in the mountains. Those
> being UP and Milwaukee Road.

The lack of dynamic braking precluded CPR from operating their E8s in mountainous territory.

Just for clarity, CPR had three E8As, 1800 through 1802. Here's how 1801 met its fate:

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Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  EMD controls question SP 0-6-0 09-13-2021 - 21:18
  Re: EMD controls question Dr Zarkoff 09-13-2021 - 22:29
  Re: EMD controls question SP 0-6-0 09-13-2021 - 22:32
  Re: EMD controls question Dr Zarkoff 09-13-2021 - 22:45
  Re: EMD controls question SP 0-6-0 09-13-2021 - 22:31
  Re: EMD controls question Not Nudge or Zarkoff 09-13-2021 - 22:42
  Re: EMD controls question SP 0-6-0 09-14-2021 - 12:31
  Re: EMD controls question Robert 09-14-2021 - 16:39
  Re: EMD controls question Not Nudge or Zarkoff 09-14-2021 - 17:24
  Re: EMD controls question Robert 09-14-2021 - 17:46
  Re: EMD controls question Not Nudge or Zarkoff 09-14-2021 - 18:13
  Re: EMD controls question EMD fan 09-14-2021 - 19:34
  Re: EMD controls question Not Nudge or Zarkoff 09-14-2021 - 19:57


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