Re: M-K-T SS double-door box car


Allan Smith
 

The photo is in Train Shed Cyclopedia No.3 page 139.
As close as I can read the lettering to the right is EW 9FT 7IN
                                                                              EH 13FT 8IN
                                                                              IL 40FT 6IN
                                                                              IW 9FT 0IN
                                                                              IH 10FT 0IN
                                                                              CUFT3682
                                                                             BRADFORD GEAR
                                                                             CLASS XA
To the left reads CAPA CITY 100000
                            LOAD LIMIT 117300
                            LT. WT. 51700
                            NEW 3-27
BLT AT MKT SHOPS ????? TEX

I can't read or don't know where the MKT shops were in Texas. If someone has that info you can fill in that town name.

The doors are 12' staggered.

Hope this helps

Al Smith Sonora CA

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