Re: Photo: ATSF Auto/Furniture Boxcar 65514 Fe-R (1934)
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From: <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> on behalf of "Bob Chaparro via groups.io" <chiefbobbb@...>
Photo: ATSF Auto/Furniture Boxcar 65514 Fe-R (1934)
A photo from the Denver Public Library:
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Double sheathed, door-and-a-half design.
One of 500 cars (Series 65201-65700) ordered in 1926 from Pullman. There were other series of Fe-R cars as well.
Pullman applied lines above the reporting marks and below the car numbers, not a typical Santa Fe practice.
The Class Fe-R cars were rebuilt into steel sheathed Class Bx-40 boxcars during World War II. A total of 1,208 Fe-R cars in three groups were so converted.