Snowplow x50027

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Snowplow x50027

Postby dave_van » Sun Oct 05, 2008 7:39 pm

I am looking for data on snowplow X50027, builders date, Light weight etc any help would greatly appreciated.
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Re: Snowplow x50027

Postby Otto Vondrak » Tue Dec 16, 2008 11:38 am

dave_van wrote:I am looking for data on snowplow X50027, builders date, Light weight etc any help would greatly appreciated.


Which railroad? That would help.
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Re: Snowplow x50027

Postby webnauseam » Sat Jan 24, 2009 11:18 am

X50027 was an NKP plow, mostly kept in the east.

It was noteworthy because although the NKP was primarily a single track RR, the X50027 was a single sided plow, designed to throw it's snow to one side only, as is customary for dual track lines.

Had a picture of it somewhere, freshly painted red.
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