Re: B&O Wagon Top Box Cars


Benjamin Hom
 

Joel Holmes wrote:
"The B&O placed their first Wagon Top Box Cars into service in 1915."

Completely untrue.  Who is telling you this folklore?  Do not confuse the
original build dates of the single M-13 or the M-15 subclass double-sheathed
boxcars with the dates they were rebuilt into steel cars (first M-15 conversion
was July 1934).  See RP Cyc Volume 9 for more information.


Ben Hom

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