T-6 diesels

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Thu Sep 15 11:37:47 EDT 2022

Ken is correct that the piping is for the sanders. Just look at this photo.

Looking at available photos in the Archives online, there are not any 
good close photos of what the appliances are on the running board. Not 
all locos appear to have them. My best guess is that those appliances 
have something to do with the braking system.
Note the writing on the side of the cab in the photo below!

Jimmy Lisle

On 9/14/2022 11:07 PM, NW Mailing List wrote:
> Can someone explain to me what the l plumbing is that I see on either 
> side of the hood, just ahead of the cab on the Alco T6 units ?  I’m 
> also curious about the assembly on some units at the bottom of this 
> same piping on the right side.  Some units have an open sided “box” hear.
> What am I looking at?
> David Ray
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