Re: UP box car and USRA single sheathed outside braced box car decal questions
Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
Tim O'Connor wrote:
I subscribe to the contrary philosophy, that says if your layout contains NO unusual cars, then it's notTim sets up a straw man here, that I am opposed to having ANY unusual cars. I didn't say that, don't believe that, and don't practice that. I strongly agree that unusual cars are essential, and I have several. They are from pretty small railroads that by Gilbert-Nelson are of tiny probability but which, as Tim says, need to be part of the texture of a fleet. But personally, I would draw the line at one-of-a-kind or extremely rare cars. That's why my fleet of over 40 PFE reefers does not include an aluminum car. Perhaps that's part of Tim's "moderation" principle.
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