Re: Unusual Load - Old Telephone Directories


Eric Lombard
 

"Not if the car number is 8405, which doesn't match any of the LV muber series for these cars."
http://www.anthraciterailroads.org/lvrrmodeler/boxcars.htm

Actually, there is an appropriate series though for some reason not tabled on this site ( though it is noted in the entry for 78000-78499 to which the cars are renumbered as rebuilt

LV 8000-8499

1925 Rebuilding Program:
    8000-8499    465    from 78000-78499
    8500-8999    408    from 78500-78999
    9000-9499    463    from 79000-79499

1925              Begin RBLT & RENO from 78000-78499 by dropping first digit.
1925(8)      100  (398 with old numbers)
1925(10)      218  (280 with old numbers)
1926(4)      299  (199 with old numbers)
1928(3)      465  (10 with old numbers)
1929(8)      463  None with old numbers.
1930(6)      463
1930              40 RBLT to stock cars and RENO into 90500-90539.
        [2814, 8]. These again RBLT to box cars in 1936
        and RENO into 70000-70039.
1931(5)      423
1932(5)      426
1932-
1934              Begin RBLT with Duryea cushion underframe, new steel
        body frame, Hutchins Dry Lading roof, Ajax hand
        brake, AB brakes, and renewed wood lining and
        sheathing (essentially new cars except for ends) and
        RENO back to 78000-78499. Work done at Sayre, PA.
1937(7)         ...  Not listed in ORER. Another type car occupies part of
        this number series.

Eric Lombard
Homewood, IL


On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 10:46 AM, eric@... [STMFC] <STMFC@...> wrote:
 

This box car seems to have a deep side sill, or possibly a fish belly side sill. Look closely below the door.

Eric Hansmann
El Paso, TX


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