Re: Photo: ATSF Boxcar 212625 Bx-12 (1948)
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The roof was raised on these in 1946-1951 (3290 of them) and over 100 lasted into 1965-66. The last ones on the Live List were in 1974. Add the BX-11 to that and the numbers grow to 4550. These were signature cars on the Santa Fe. (Westerfield 4600, 4700, Dalman trucks)
J. Stephen Sandifer
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Todd Horton via groups.io
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Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: ATSF Boxcar 212625 Bx-12 (1948)
Great photo, did these cars get AB brakes and survive till?
On Sunday, November 22, 2020, 09:14:49 PM EST, BRIAN PAUL EHNI <bpehni@...> wrote:
From: <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> on behalf of "Bob Chaparro via groups.io" <chiefbobbb@...>
Photo: ATSF Boxcar 212625 Bx-12 (1948)
A photo from the Denver Public Library:
Click on the arrows in the upper right hand corner of the photo to enlarge it and scroll to enlarge it further.
Car built in 1930. The car height was extended with a new steel panel roof and upper side and end panels during a minor rebuilding program in 1941-1944.
Car has a switching tag or card ("52") on the door.