Re: more freight cars from the far past


I like looking closely at old photos like these. In the first photo, the Illinois Central box car has a little bit of a sag in it, while the Southern car right behind it has a very slight arch to it. The rest of the cars appear to be straight.

Tod (Ohio)

On Tuesday, June 24, 2014 3:42 PM, "Charles Peck lnnrr152@... [STMFC]" wrote:

I love the saggy cars in both photos. There really IS a prototype for those
John Allen cars.
Chuck Peck

On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 3:29 PM, O Fenton Wells srrfan1401@... [STMFC] <STMFC@...> wrote:
Check out the ACL truss rod vent box in the second photo.

Fenton Wells
5 Newberry Lane
Pinehurst NC 28374

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