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12251Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: Sammonsville Grade

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  • Paul Charland
    Dec 9, 2006
      Hi Paul,

      It will take some time but I have a CV and CN ETT I can use to compare
      tonnage rating. Won't get a proper rating for a C420 as CN's M420W were
      much more modern then a C420 and had computerized anti-wheel slip

      Paul :-)

      Paul Larner wrote:
      > The C420 would lift 530 more tons than an SW12 in the CV tonnage
      > ratings. I recall the 1500's were restricted to 45 mph on the road
      > which makes me think the FJ&G S2s would be a little stronger or about
      > on par with the C420. Does anyone have an ETT (CN etc) where low
      > geared S2s are shown in with C420s?
      > PKL
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