Re: WLE 84110 or maybe 24110. was RE: Re: completing a Richard Hendrickson freight car


Ray Breyer
 

Wrong way doors and Indestructible ends? My guess would be LV. Maybe Erie, but they were down to five double sheathed, 36' boxcars by 1945.

 
Ray Breyer
Elgin, IL


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> From: "'Eric Hansmann' eric@... [STMFC]"
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> Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 4:11 PM
> Subject: RE: WLE 84110 or maybe 24110. was RE: [STMFC] Re: completing a Richard Hendrickson freight car
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> I've been following along on this thread and I see the other box car. The
> double sheathed box car behind the gondola sparks my interest. Here's the
> direct link to the photo on Tony's blog.
> http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-UYAigSC9wr0/VVqLgdMMywI/AAAAAAAAJCc/OvK58iICvu4/s1
> 600/WLE%2B45153.jpg
>
> Note the interesting end, often labeled as an Indestructible End, and the
> door that opens to the left. What is difficult to determine is the car
> length. Most of you may think this is a B&O M-15 class car based upon the
> sheathing and the end, but the Erie had a number of 36-foot cars with
> similar hardware. As the Wheeling gondola still sports NEW 2-45 on the data,
> the image does not post-date the K brake ban.
>
> Does anyone have a thought or two on the wood sheathed box car in the
> background? I really wish the photographer was another foot taller here.
>
> Eric Hansmann
> El Paso, TX
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: STMFC@... [mailto:STMFC@...]
> Sent: Monday, May 25, 2015 8:09 PM
> To: STMFC@...
> Subject: WLE 84110 or maybe 24110. was RE: [STMFC] Re: completing a Richard
> Hendrickson freight car
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> Thank you, Bob, I kind of wondered . . .
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> So, going back to my original question . . .
>
> "But as is all too often the case, I'm distracted by the box car in the
> prototype photo, because of the end design.  It doesn't look very much like
> a "standard" dreadnaught (knowing there's not really any such
> thing) but
> more like a Hutchins end.  Do you or does any of the esteemed readers of
> this list know anything about that car?"
>
> The picture is the prototype shot in Tony's original post about completing
> one of Richard's in-process models.  You can find it here:
>
> http://modelingthesp.blogspot.com/2015/05/completing-richard-hendrickson-fre
> ight.html
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> The car number is very fuzzy in the photo, and my subject line is a guess -
> depends on how you squint at a blown-up image of the end number.
>
>
> Schuyler
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