Re: What is the reason for an offset door arrangement on some boxcars?


Charlie Vlk
 

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Also to facilitate the use of forklift trucks.

Charlie Vlk

 

From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Benjamin Hom
Sent: Friday, June 12, 2020 2:05 PM
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Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] What is the reason for an offset door arrangement on some boxcars?

 

David Payne asked:

"A friend asked the subject question and rather than speculate, I thought I'd ask here."

 

Assuming the question concerns double door boxcars, it's to facilitate getting a long load into the car.

 

 

Ben Hom

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