Re: automobile cars

Tony Thompson

Tim O'Connor wrote:


SOME railroads considered double door cars to be automobile cars.

       The definition I gave was the ARA and AAR definition. The naming choices of individual railroads are a separate subject, and as Tim suggests, there were certainly cases where railroad preferences were very much at odds with the "official" recommendation or classification.
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