Re: Big 4 boxcars, was Re: NYC USRA 2-bay hopper cars


Richard Hendrickson
 

On Jan 29, 2013, at 8:45 PM, Mike Brock <brockm@...> wrote:

.The question is, what about box cars? Would Big 4 cars have been renumbered and repainted by 1949?
Curious.
Not all of them, Mike. The 8/47 ORER showed more than 4.600 box cars still under CCC&StL reporting marks, and 53 were still listed as Big Four cars in 10/50. NYC was apparently in no great hurry to repaint them and apply NYC reporting marks.

Richard Hendrickson

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