Re: 50' Mather stock cars

Tim O'Connor

A good point! Primary sources would be ORERs, equipment diagrams, Railway Age, correctly dated photos, etc.
A great deal of inaccurate information has been published in books and in hobby magazines.

On 1/5/2021 9:21 AM, Ray Breyer via wrote:
I'm looking for primary source material, not "hobby wisdom". It appears that "the Fifties" as a date came from the Burlington article. Where did that piece get its information from?

Ray Breyer
Elgin, IL

Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts

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