Re: Mule Hides

Tony Thompson

Paul Hillman wrote:
I have an official dwg. of a C&EI caboose-type built in 1913 and rebuilt in 1940. The drawing-notes state: "Roof - Mule Hide"
Was that "real" Mule Hide or some term for some other type of material?

      It's a trade name. You can see it advertised in Railway Age and in some Cycs.

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