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Caption: Control handle and valve for a Westinghouse Air Brake
Additional Description: By 1905, over 2,000,000 freight, passenger, mail, baggage and express railroad cars and 89,000 locomotives in the United States were equipped with the Westinghouse Automatic Brake system of air brakes.
Submitted: June 4, 2008, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.
Database Locator Identification Number: p24955
File Size: 0.188 Megabytes
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