Re: LV "wrong way" boxcar/campcar
The end looks like a variant on the T-brace end that was mentioned with a Southern box car recently.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
As for original, that isn't a term I would use much with LV wood-sheathed box cars. There was lots or rebuilding of older LV equipment in the late 1920s and into the 1930s. The LV stretched quite a few older 36-foot cars and installed steel center sills. Many cars received new doors and ends.
They did receive some 40-foot, double-sheathed cars in the Teens that had similarities to the B&O M-15 class. Westerfield offers this as a kit.
There is a possibility the car seen on the EBay slide was originally one if the LV automobile cars.
Is there a definitive history of LV wood-sheathed box cars?
El Paso, TX
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