Re: Photo: Jeeps On Chicago Great Western Flat Car
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Looks to be a standard AAR 53’ 6” flatcar, which had a extreme deck width of 10’ 6”. Note how the deck boards overhang the stake pockets, with cut outs for the pockets.
The CGW had two lots of these flats, totaling 200 cars.
Chicago Great Western
3800-3899 100 1940 Pullman
3900-3999 100 1944 Pullman
It looks like the car number is 3930. If it is that would put the photo date as 1944, when the car was brand new. The deck boards look fairly untouched.
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Andy Brusgard
Sent: Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:18 PM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Jeeps On Chicago Great Western Flat Car
Flatcar appears to have a little added width to deck to accommodate two side by side jeeps 5'3" = 10'6".