Re: SOO Line prewar 50 foot double door box car

James Brewer
 


On Mon, Oct 21, 2019 at 3:23 PM Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...> wrote:

what Soo Line freight car book?


On 10/21/2019 12:37 PM, mopacfirst wrote:
> So the one thing I'm curious about, that I don't recall from the Soo
> book (mine is packed),is what prompted the center-door design?  I know
> this became quite a bit more common, alter the end of this list, but
> was it a specific need, say specific loading spot spacing, specific
> commodity, or this is an inherently better design because it's
> symmetrical?  (I threw that last one in out of thin air.)
>
> Ron Merrick


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*Tim O'Connor*
*Sterling, Massachusetts*



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