My LIRR Website Update July 2018

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My LIRR Website Update July 2018

Postby nyandw » Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:11 pm

Hi Folks:
Lots of updated web pages and new material obtained, many through the efforts of members here, thank you.

My favorite: MP54D CAB CONTROLS
1,2,3) Brake pressure gauges
4) Train doors open/closed indicator light
5) Cab signal lamps appliance - 3 aspects were 15, 30, MAS initially had position light aspects-clear, approach and restricting
6) Headlamp switch
7) Windshield Wiper pneumatic operating cylinder
8) Brake pipe next to #8 rises to whistle above cab window
9) Square vertical bar to hold the sliding door open.
10) Pneumatic brake valve (electric hold portion above)
11) Deadman pedal
12) Controller actuating butterfly switch lower key on 13
13) Motor control Stand Throttle (controller) (bi-directional, forward clockwise and reverse counterclockwise
14) Cab dome light switch
15) Cab heater switch
16) Cab heater
17) Cab door actuator switch

Info: Robert Sturm, Art Single
MP54D #4153 Cab, (modernization #401) currently stored at the CT trolley museum in East Windsor. 7/22/2017 Photo: Michael Kam
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