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    From: David Firth davef224 -AT- pacbell.net
    Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2002 07:59:29 -0700
    Subject: Wheel replacement was one of the most common repairs in the old days. This was because the wheels were made of cast-iron in the Southern Pacific Sacramento Shops. Steel lasted longer but was more expensive. All freight cars at the time were equipped with friction bearings instead of roller bearings for the same reason. Photo by Robert D. Firth.
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