Re: Boxcar End: What Kind?


These cars wound up on the B&O.  A picture of one in 1964 is shown in B&O color guide.  It says 7 were left in 1974.

Francis A. Pehowic, Jr.
Sunbury, Pa.

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From:"Donald Ford ford.donald77@... [STMFC]"
Date:Tue, May 17, 2016 at 3:30 pm
Subject:Re: [STMFC] Boxcar End: What Kind?


they are called Deco or dot in grid ends
only found on this series of C&O boxcars
Don Ford

On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 2:18 PM, "Benjamin Hom b.hom@... [STMFC]" wrote:


Bob Chaparro asked:
"Can someone identify this boxcar end and tell me when it first appeared?"$_1.JPG 

Deco Ends, unique to C&O 5400-5499, built by GATC July-August 1937.

Ben Hom 

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