Re: [Non-DoD Source] [RealSTMFC] Photo: Union Railroad Gondola 7985 With Pole Load (1928)
Gatwood, Elden J SAD
I appreciate that, Tony!
In my research, I have noted the lack of good knowledge on the “steel” road cars, primarily USS-related, but also Beth Steel, J&L, and others. I have eagerly awaited the treatise on the related roads, like EJ&E, URR of Pittsburgh, Lake Terminal, BS, McKeesport Connecting, and others, but expect it is not coming. They were extremely interrelated, constantly trading, and continuously rebuilding various classes to make them more durable. Therefore, extremely hard to track.
Nevertheless, I have seen these roads’ cars all over the country in photos, so folks should take note! Here’s how unappreciated some of these cars were:
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Tony Thompson
Sent: Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:23 PM
Subject: Re: [Non-DoD Source] [RealSTMFC] Photo: Union Railroad Gondola 7985 With Pole Load (1928)
Elden Gatwood wrote:
Exactly right! I happen to have that F&C kit on my workbench as I type.