Re: N&W G3 gondolas


David
 

--- In STMFC@..., "Bill Lane" <bill@...> wrote:

Which was closest to the PRR G26 or G26a, the N&W G3 or G3a? Does anyone
have good side shots showing the data - preferably builders photos of
preferably the G3 but I will settle for the G3a?
N&W G3 was closest to PRR G26a with the two deeper ribs in the middle of the car. N&W G3a had postwar-type ends.

N&W G3 70500-70524 Virginia Bridge & Iron /41
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/imagebase/norfolksouthern/full/ns2459.jpeg
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/imagebase/norfolksouthern/full/ns2555.jpeg

N&W G3a 70525-70549 Virginia Bridge & Iron 7/49
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/imagebase/norfolksouthern/full/ns2461.jpeg
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/imagebase/norfolksouthern/full/ns2561.jpeg

IIRC, N&WHS has the negatives now.

David Thompson

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