Re: Shorpy pic Omaha railyard 1938


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Those roofs resemble Mather Stock car construction.

Tom Casey

No one has pointed out that the first foreground car, and then the two
after the Rock Island car, have no lateral running boards. How common was
that on box cars, at this date? Or could they be stock cars? Either way,
weren't laterals required by 1938?



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From: Tim O'Connor timboconnor@... [STMFC]
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Subject: Re: [STMFC] Re: Shorpy pic Omaha railyard 1938

 

No one has pointed out that the first foreground car, and then the two
after the Rock Island car, have no lateral running boards. How common was
that on box cars, at this date? Or could they be stock cars? Either way,
weren't laterals required by 1938?

  http://www.shorpy.com/node/22502

Tim O'

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