Re: Ventilated Box Cars


Todd Horton
 

In later years, after the produce traffic died off, they were used in general service to haul most anything. 

I have a photo in my collection of one stenciled "For Pulpwood Loading Only" 

Labor was cheap :-)

 
Todd Horton



From: "jimbetz@... [STMFC]"
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 11:55 PM
Subject: [STMFC] Ventilated Box Cars

 
Hi,
  What was shipped in "Ventilated Box Cars" - the ones with open/slotted doors and
ventilators on the ends of the cars?  
  Most of the pics of them I've seen have been pre-WWII ... when did they stop
being used?  What replaced them?
                                                                                                          - Jim


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