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  • joseph Klapkowski
    Apr 25, 2006
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      What ever happened to the boxcar. Can we meet there?


      >From: Gerald Snyder <handyman756@...>
      >Reply-To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      >To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Meeting Night
      >Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 19:13:36 -0700 (PDT)
      >
      >Struck out on the Community Room at the Amsterdam
      >Mall. Who would have thought it would be such a
      >popular place? Do we want to try for it in May? What
      >days/dates? Sooner we pick a suitable date the better
      >chance I can book it. And just FYI, I can't make it
      >tomorrow night - wake to attend.
      >Jerry
      >
      >--- joseph Klapkowski <riverlinejoe@...>
      >wrote:
      >
      > > not I
      > >
      > >
      > > >From: "Charles Vosburgh" <crvosburgh@...>
      > > >Reply-To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > > >To: <FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com>
      > > >Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] Meeting Night
      > > >Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 15:56:58 -0500
      > > >
      > > >Anybody going to the meeting tonight? Charlie.
      > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > From: Gerald Snyder
      > > > To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > > > Sent: Friday, March 17, 2006 11:27 PM
      > > > Subject: RE: [FJGRailroad] Brill Bullet Design
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Wind tunnel testing goes back a ways. The
      > > Wright
      > > > brothers built their own wind tunnel in 1901 and
      > > > tested several hundred models of wings to get a
      > > > workable design for the Flyer. Their wind was
      > > > supplied by an old fan powered by a one-cylinder
      > > gas
      > > > engine also used to run some of the tools in
      > > their
      > > > bicycle shop. They also designed their own
      > > > instrumentation to measure the lift being
      > > generated by
      > > > the various models.
      > > > Jerry
      > > > --- "Dicarlo, Gino" <Gino.Dicarlo@...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > > I can't believe there was a wind-tunnel used
      > > for
      > > > > testing back in 1931.
      > > > > I didn't think that form of testing came
      > > > > around until the 1950's. I'm guessing the
      > > > > automakers were using this?
      > > > > Jeesh, was there anything aerodynamic
      > > > > coming out of Detroit in the early 1930's?
      > > > >
      > > > > Gino
      > > > >
      > > > > -----Original Message-----
      > > > > From: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > [mailto:FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      > > Of
      > > > > Saul Kalbfeld
      > > > > Sent: Friday, March 17, 2006 3:48 PM
      > > > > To: FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com
      > > > > Subject: [FJGRailroad] Brill Bullet
      > > Design
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > At our NCR Division 8 meeting last night
      > > our
      > > > > speaker talked
      > > > > about the traction lines around Philly and he
      > > > > mentioned that the bullet
      > > > > cars in service there and on the FJ&G were
      > > > > aerodynamically designed at
      > > > > the University of Michigan using their new
      > > large
      > > > > wind tunnel. They must
      > > > > have had some kind of mockup, or just a model.
      > > > > Anyone know more about
      > > > > this. The Philly cars ran in regular service
      > > until a
      > > > > few years ago.
      > > > > Regards,
      > > > > Saul
      > > > >
      > > > >
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      > > > > Stations in New
      > > > > York State at
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