Re: [Non-DoD Source] Re: [RealSTMFC] C&O cars at Wheeling Steel Portsmouth Ohio
Gatwood, Elden J SAD
Thanks for that, Garth!
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Garth Groff and Sally Sanford
Sent: Friday, December 4, 2020 4:30 PM
Subject: [Non-DoD Source] Re: [RealSTMFC] C&O cars at Wheeling Steel Portsmouth Ohio
From Shaver's book (slightly compressed)--Built for the Hocking Valley, 1924-25: Illinois Car & Mfg. Co., 82000-82999; and 1924: Pullman Car & Mfg. Co., 83000-83999. To C&O 1930. 1184 cars rebuilt with steel sheathing, 1941-42; 440 cars retained 10' door opening, but had Youngston steel doors, renumbered 12000-12168 and 13558-13828. 608 cars rebuilt with single 6' Youngston doors, renumbered 12392-12999 and 13000-13135. Last original cars retired 1953. A few of the rebuilt steel cars lasted until the 1970s.
Rare photo. Good find!
Garth Groff 🦆
On Fri, Dec 4, 2020 at 1:39 PM Gatwood, Elden J SAD <elden.j.gatwood@...> wrote: