I was going through RP Cyc No. 18 last night and was surprised to read that CGW 1923 ARA single-sheathed box cars came in at least two varieties. I read that a whole series of cars was delivered with Murphy roofs and 7-8 Murphy ends. However, one of the photos referenced of the series with Murphy roofs seems to show a car with a round roof.
Are there any CGW experts on board that can confirm if CGW indeed had a series of cars with 7-8 ends and Murphys roofs?
If this is true, a simple roof replacement on the F&C model will yield a nice CGW car at a reasonable prices (not Sunshine prices).
Thanks a Bunch,
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