Re: Nose VS High-mount headlights
Author: Throttle Hogg
Date: 03-11-2012 - 18:22

Way back at the time of the 1970 BN merger, merger partner Burlington Route had headlights mounted in the noses of most of it's low nose units, after a few years it was found that trainmen were getting severe burns from bumping into the nose mounted headlights and a program was started to move headlights up between the number boards. (And the BN ordered F-45's were ordered with headlights mounted between the number boards rather than in the nose door as they were in the GN ordered F-45's.) This was fine until the BN merged with the Santa Fe and a program was started to move headlights from between the number boards back to the noses in an effort to reduce glare and improve night vision.



Subject Written By Date/Time (PST)
  Nose VS High-mount headlights deano 03-11-2012 - 15:06
  Re: Nose VS High-mount headlights Rob Jacox 03-11-2012 - 15:26
  Re: Nose VS High-mount headlights MP 97.7 03-11-2012 - 16:02
  Re: Nose VS High-mount headlights Throttle Hogg 03-11-2012 - 18:22
  Re: Nose VS High-mount headlights SP4460 03-12-2012 - 00:06
  Re: Nose VS High-mount headlights SP5103 03-12-2012 - 04:55
  Re: Nose VS High-mount headlights OPRRMS 03-12-2012 - 10:08
  Re: Nose VS High-mount headlights ex-BN 03-14-2012 - 10:57
  Re: Nose VS High-mount headlights SSS 03-15-2012 - 14:28
  Re: Nose VS High-mount headlights DCA 03-12-2012 - 09:58
  Re: Nose VS High-mount headlights SP5103 03-12-2012 - 10:12
  Re: Nose VS High-mount headlights Dr Zarkoff 03-12-2012 - 16:31
  Re: Nose VS High-mount headlights Sam Reeves 03-13-2012 - 07:38
  Re: Nose VS High-mount headlights Dr Zarkoff 03-13-2012 - 16:39


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