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Date: 06/05/24 08:08
MEC Air Horns
Author: jburek

Does anyone know what type air horns were used on Maine Centrals RS11's?  From some of the pictures i've seen it looks like they might be Nathan M3's, but can't quite tell.  Any help appreciated.

Date: 06/05/24 08:41
Re: MEC Air Horns
Author: FiveChime

Nathan M3's. You were correct.
Regards, Jim Evans, Five Chime Consultants

Date: 06/05/24 11:33
Re: MEC Air Horns
Author: jburek

Thank you Jim. I know the MEC U18b's had the Nathan M-3RT1's and really couldn't quite tell what was in the RS11's from the photos. Thanks for reply - working on MEC #801 & wanted to get it right.

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Date: 06/05/24 14:20
Re: MEC Air Horns
Author: CPR_4000

Many MEC units got 5-chime horns in later years; most of the GP38's and U18's did. Not Nathans ... K5-somethings maybe?

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