Re: Fox Valley (and ExactRail) B&O Wagontop
Does anyone know if (all of the cars had) and when the doors would have been replaced? The Springs Mills site shows in service pics of cars with Youngstown doors on all of them. One other minor detail, what's the "circle T" designate? Todd Horton
From: rwitt_2000 <rwitt_2000@...>
Sent: Sunday, November 27, 2011 8:27 PM
Subject: [STMFC] Re: Fox Valley (and ExactRail) B&O Wagontop
I just checked the Spring Mills Depot web site and they don't imply
their special run from Fox Valley is sold out. You can check with them.
Also there is another run from Fox Valley due first quarter next year.
The B&OHS will have a special run of unique numbers so keep checking
that site as more details become available. http://borhs.org/
For an Exactrail, I would try to get a kit as I believe the door is a
isone, which was off its tracks was lying on the floor of the car. I
forpossible that some M-53s made it to the late 1950s still with their
andthe cars with replacement doors... but maybe an XLT will slip inthere.stillI have 6 photos and/or Xeroxes of photos of M-53 and 1 M-53A allwith their Tatum "XLT" doors. Most are from the Anderson, Barkan
GreatpaintKing Collection. The re-weigh dates range from 12-45 to 3-55. Theschemes range from the early "13 Great States" to the late "13
fromStates" as described in the Barkan document. The re-weigh dates
newthe1950s include 1950, 1951, 1952 (2), and 1953.
their"Billboard scheme". It was common for the B&O to do samples at
released"mother shop", Mt. Clare in Baltimore, before changes were
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