Re: End Door Boxcar Photo


Todd Horton
 

You can make out what looks to be the number 598 on the far right car.   Todd Horton

 

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Bob Chaparro wrote:
"This Shorpy photo shows a little bit of an end door boxcar. The photo can be enlarged (click on it) to show more of the interior detail.
http://www.shorpy.com/node/18990

Schuyler Larrabee wrote:
"Both cars have plate ends. Anybody able to hazard a guess as to the car’s ID? I’ve seen less obvious cars identified on this list."

The far car is either a PRR Class X25A or (far less likely) Class X24 automobile car. The end doors of these cars have a distinct 4-strap hinge design.
http://prr.railfan.net/freight/freightphotos.html?photo=PRR_500860_X24_34view.jpg&fr=

Ben Hom

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