Re: "Car builder" is not a name


Tim O'Connor
 


Scott, you must not have read Alice in Wonderland or you would know the difference between what
something is called, what its name is called, and what its name actually is.

:-)


On 4/2/2019 11:33 AM, D. Scott Chatfield wrote:

Bruce Smith wrote:

>While many have called the 3 panel door on the X29 a “CRECo” door, in reality it is not a product of the Chicago Railway Equipment Co and is more correctly called a "car builder's door" ......

STOP!

There is no such thing as a "car builder's door" or "car builder's end" or whatever.  It is not a proper name, but a placeholder.  When you see "car builder" on a general arrangement diagram or other paperwork it means the railroad (buyer) let the carbuilder decide who to buy that part from rather than specifying the source itself.

Period.  End of rant.


Scott Chatfield



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Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts

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