Steel brick?

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Steel brick?
Posted by DAN CARRION on Thursday, May 18, 2023 1:16 AM

Hello Everyone Can anyone tell me what this is? It is steel or cast iron. very heavy. I have found two of them at different times, both in former Southern Pacific yards nearly 200 miles apart, buried in the dirt. Tripped over both of them.

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Posted by MidlandMike on Thursday, May 18, 2023 9:45 PM

I get "File not found" when I try to open photo icons.

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Posted by daveklepper on Monday, May 22, 2023 3:01 AM

Possibly from EMD, GE, or whomever, to add ballest for greater traqctive effort from a standerd diewsel electric?  Or to add weight gto an empty Schnabel car to prevent derailment?

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Posted by mvlandsw on Friday, June 2, 2023 7:37 PM

Pig iron?


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