Re: Boxcar identification assistance
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It mostly looks like a box car-like object, so without other identifying characteristics, I’d say it’s a . . .. box car. However, a reefer was my first alternative thought. And as Doug says, there were white reefers out there.
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Douglas Harding
Sent: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 1:16 PM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Boxcar identification assistance
Kaolin clay was once transported in boxcars and left a white residue, but not to the extent to completely coat the car.
But are you sure the car is a boxcar? While the photo is limited in size and thus details, I wonder if it is a reefer. There were white reefers in the nations fleet.
Schuyler., so what do you think made it white? I don’t think it was Floquil