Re: Photo: IC Drop-Bottom Gondola Interior


Eric Hansmann
 

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.

 

 

Eric Hansmann

Murfreesboro, TN

 

 

 

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4,347 VMs on the roster in 1930 (5th largest fleet), four still on the roster in 1962.

 

Ray Breyer
Elgin, IL

 

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