RailPictures.Net Photo: KCS 3911 Kansas City Southern Railway Couplers at Lauderdale, Mississippi by Frank Orona
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» July 09, 2011
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138 years after the invention of the Janney coupler, two updated versions of its revolutionary design continue to keep cars connected and enhance the safety of railroading by preventing accidental puncture of tank cars during derailments. The tank car on the left has the Type E upper and lower shelf coupler while on the right is the Type F “tight lock” coupler.
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