Re: New York Central's "USRA" Steel Boxcar Roofs

John Barry


I see lots of NYC cars, but didn't see any diagonal panels, did I miss something.
John Barry
ATSF North Bay Lines 
Golden Gates & Fast Freights 
Lovettsville, VA


PO Box 44736 
Washington, DC 20026-4736

From: "Benjamin Hom b.hom@... [STMFC]"
To: "STMFC@..."
Sent: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 10:24 PM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] New York Central's "USRA" Steel Boxcar Roofs

Bill Welch asked:
"I know that many of the NYC's USRA cars received a rectangular panel roof to replace the original roof. Were any of these rebuilt with the Diagonal Panel roof?"

I wrote:
"Absolutely.  The Broadway Limited model represents these cars.  Here's proof of both roofs:

This time with direct link:

Ben Hom

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