Re: Boats on Flats
On 2011-09-30, at 2:42 PM, Richard Hendrickson wrote:
On Sep 30, 2011, at 11:26 AM, Tim O'Connor wrote:We discussed that boat extensively on the list, around the beginningThey're certainly incorrect in one respect. The captions identify
Although CN chose to use an ATSF flat for this particular purpose, they did in fact own a small number of 60' flats -- the CN 600300-600326 series were built by the Canada Car Co. for predecessor Grand Trunk as GTR 69900-69929 in 1906. Although the last survivor in this series was retired in 1971, cars renumbered to the 660000-660009 series in 1968-69 lasted until 1974.
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