Re: 1937 AAR boxcars: Dreadnaught corner posts

Tony Thompson

Sure. But linings were often repaired or replaced.
Tony Thompson 

On Dec 31, 2020, at 4:41 PM, Schuyler Larrabee via <schuyler.larrabee@...> wrote:

Well, even then, Tony, the majority of the men who noticed the change were the crews in the cars installing the lining.


But weren’t the linings installed at the carbuilder’s shops?




From: <> On Behalf Of Tony Thompson
Sent: Thursday, December 31, 2020 6:27 PM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] 1937 AAR boxcars: Dreadnaught corner posts


Clark Propst wrote:

I’m guessing the RRs never even noticed? Because it didn’t effect the Cu ft, or tonnage, etc.


    Well, any work on the car lining, they sure noticed. The W corner post made the furring for lining boards much more convenient.


Tony Thompson




Join to automatically receive all group messages.