Re: PRR 503530

Todd Horton

How common was it for these cars to travel off line?  I have a photo of a C of G freight train at Perry Ga in Oct 1952 with one of the Merchandise Service X29's in it. 
Todd Horton

From: "'Bruce F. Smith' smithbf@... [STMFC]"
To: "STMFC@..."
Sent: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 10:13 AM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] PRR 503530


Correct, This was an expedited on-line LCL service that included trucks for pick-up and delivery.  Cars were painted in a special paint scheme.

Phase 1 - Aluminum band, white trim, circle keystone (8/47-1/50)
Phase 2 - white band, circle keystone (1/50-5/54)
Phase 3 - white band, shadow keystone (5/54-11/57)


Bruce F. Smith            
Auburn, AL
"Some days you are the bug, some days you are the windshield."

On Jul 5, 2017, at 8:57 AM, Al Kresse water.kresse@... [STMFC] <STMFC@...> wrote:

Merchandise Service +Less than Car Load Service of the 1950's??  Two tone paint job to advertise the service?

Al Kresse

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