Re: Box Cars in PRR Duquesne yard 1943


Benjamin Hom
 

Scott McDonald wrote:
"Any guesses on the car behind the locomotive?  Possibly a wagontop of some sorts?"

No.  The car has icing hatches, so it's definitely not a boxcar, and at any rate, it lacks the external ribs of the B&O boxcars and doesn't match the roof profile of PRR Class X31 and related classes.  It's likely a Class R50B express reefer.


Ben Hom

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