Re: Lowered Car End Reporting Marks


S. Busch
 


Bob,
 
Looking through my C&O material, it appears this was common practice for C&O cars with that type of Murphy end.
 
For example, here are two cars from another group having this type of end:
 
 
 
Regards --
Steve Busch
Duncan,SC
 

This print is backwards but if you enlarge it you can make out that the car end reporting marks for this C&O boxcar are nowhere near the top of the car, probably due to the lack of space for a stencil:

 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/barrigerlibrary/12308079794/in/dateposted/

 

Was this at all common?

 

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

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