Re: Photo: IC Drop-Bottom Gondola Interior
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Here are some L&N ventilated boxcar quantities to fill in a few years in between Ray’s info.
1943 – 2,096 cars
1951 – 992 cars
1953 – 37 cars
I suspect the pending K brake ban of January 1, 1954 affected the fleet numbers after 1950.
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4,347 VMs on the roster in 1930 (5th largest fleet), four still on the roster in 1962.