Re: Boats on Flats
On 2011-09-30, at 4:19 PM, Richard Hendrickson wrote:
I guess I should have said 60' 70 ton flats, Ian. According to theThey were definitely somewhat challenged structurally, although their steel underframe did ensure a long service life -- I should note that they were actually listed with a 95000 lb. nominal capacity, with a limit of 40000 lbs. applying to loads concentrated in the centre portion of the car.
As an aside, I have a World War II era photo showing a Royal Canadian Air Force motor launch loaded on CN 600301.
Osgoode, Ontario, Canada