Re: former VGN cars?

Daniel A. Mitchell

A few of the big ex VGN “Battleship” gons ended up at Northwestern Steel & Wire in Rockford, IL. They were there in the early 1980’s at least, still showing some VGN lettering, being used for scrap iron movements within the plant, and terribly beat-up. They were being moved about by a bunch of ex GTW 0-8-0 and 2-8-2 steam locos, also in terrible shape.

Dan Mitchell

On Apr 23, 2020, at 7:08 PM, Claus Schlund &#92;(HGM&#92;) <claus@...> wrote:

Hi List Members,
Are the six axle gons former VGN cars? If so, they are far from home.
More information can be found at the link below...
Claus Schlund

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