Re: USRA was Ralston-Purina Ventilated Box Car (Reefer)
The USRA tank design allowed for either construction. USRA drawings were published in the 1919 Car Builders' Dictionary and Cyclopedia and reprinted in Train Shed Cyclopedia No. 9.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
I posted the photo link again because my first post lost the link to Tim's post.
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I thought I'd already posted that... In any case, the tank is not a 4-course
(horizontal courses) like the USRA design.
Here's the link needed to see the tank car photo: