Re: Build date for CGW box car nos. 91000-910999

Eric Lombard

Jason, here is are the dates I have found relevant to the construction of  CGW 91000-91099, 100 cars, P-S Lot 5771.

1943[10]          Possible order date from trade publication.
1943[12]          War Production Board approves construction of all-steel freight cars for latter 1944.
1944[9]  100  BLT Bessemer Plant, Birmingham, AL.

Eric Lombard
Homewood, IL

On Sat, Aug 12, 2017 at 1:21 PM, wcfn100@... [STMFC] <STMFC@...> wrote:

Hello group, I'm hoping someone can help me with the build date for Chicago Great Western box cars 91000-91099, PS lot 5771.  The year should be 1944 and I think the month is Aug. (8), but I don't know for sure.


Jason Kliewer

Colorado Springs, CO

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