Re: More C&O MW Cars
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Some of the first troop sleepers acquired by the C&O were used as cabooses before being converted to camp cars. These can be easily distinguished by the presence of a radial caboose handrail next to the door.
John C. La Rue, Jr.
Bonita Springs, FL
From: Garth Groff and Sally Sanford <mallardlodge1000@...>
Sent: Sun, May 31, 2020 3:10 pm
Subject: [RealSTMFC] More C&O MW Cars
Here's a collection of C&O's ex-Pullman troop sleepers in MW service. Not exactly freight cars, but IIRC we agreed MW cars counted. The Allied Full Cushion truck appears to be from a different car than any pictured here.
IIRC, some of these cars were used by the C&O for express or mail storage. 910239 is probably one of these, and hey!, it's a boxcar (of sorts). Note that the numbers on this car, 911150 and 911153 are in white. So much for system standards.
Garth Groff 🦆