Is it possible that the side framing was modified to
fit existing framing of the donor underframes rather than follow the WE
"Engineering concepts require that the vertical side posts align with the
the case that these may match but not in the case of this car. The cross
bearers are no match. There appears to be a cross tie at the mid point
of panel #2 and just offset the center of panel #3.
'Next up, would be to find information on the original reefers that
donated their underframes to these cars: GARX 52001-52200, General American
It would be
nice to have a set of General Arrangement drawings for the car however that
may not be possible. We were very lucky with the two Rock Island double door
cars that are being built on the S-N-T group list. One is under development
and hasn't been released. We also do online builds in between
be a way around the Intermountain issue.
"The first member of this list, who comes to mind, that might be able to
help with this is Gene Green (I hate to put you on the spot, but...). These
cars also had Klasing brakes!