Re: Photos: Wabash Automobile Boxcar 47194
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This is very likely one of the cars that for years sat along the back of the Alcoa Aluminum plant in Lafayette, Indiana and that I saw on my trips to and from Purdue 50 years ago. They got scattered in the late 1980’s when Alcoa gave them up. A handful ended up at the Indiana Transportation Museum in Noblesville, Indiana. A couple still had their Evans Auto racks in them when I shot them up for an article that I did on upgrading an F&C kit for MR…or was it MM…I don’t remember.
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bob Chaparro via Groups.Io
Photos: Wabash Automobile Boxcar 47194
Three photos taken in Atlanta, Illinois from the Railroad Prototype Modeler blog:
Notice the lever-style handbrake.