Re: GARX Leased Produce Reefers to the Monon and Nickel Plate
They also tended to swap numbers around for no apparent reason. The 10000-64999 series cars do NOT seem to be the same as the 60000-60399 or even the 60000-60999 cars that pop up in the GARX listings from the 1930s and 1940s; their stated outside dimensions are all different.
From: Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
Sent: Sunday, October 7, 2012 1:01 AM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] GARX Leased Produce Reefers to the Monon and Nickel Plate
Dave Sieber wrote:
Unfortunately, my oldest ORER is July 1950; under General American Transportation Corporation, Wood Car Division, GARX 10000-64999 series is listed as RS, 41ft, Number of Cars .... (i.e., blank).Some leasing companies did not always list numbers of cars in all of their ORER entries. GATC was certainly among them. Whether this reflected changing leases or cars out of service or what, I don't know.
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