Re: 40ft Pratt truss single sheathed boxcar
Garth Groff and Sally Sanford
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Claus and Charles,
It is a B-50-15, built for the SP subsidiary Morgan's Louisiana & Texas (ML&T) in 1925 as 53060-53559 or 1926 as 36210-36509. These were relettered to T&NO, probably around 1928, though I wasn't able to find the exact date. T&NO ended up with 800, while the SP had 3,100. Some lasted on the SP as late as 1970. The last T&NO car was retired around 1965.
On Tue, Sep 1, 2020 at 4:45 PM Charles Morrill <badlands@...
I can make out the SP herald and the "T&" before the vertical rib. I would take it as a T&NO car.
"Claus Schlund \(HGM\)" <claus@...
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 1:26:44 PMSubject:
[RealSTMFC] 40ft Pratt truss single sheathed boxcar
Hi List Members,
The resolution on this image is lacking a bit, but my feeling is that the
reporting mark on this 40ft Pratt truss single sheathed boxcar might be T&NO
- does anyone have thoughts one way or the other?
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