Re: Photo: NYC Boxcar 170338

Eric Hansmann

The NYC boxcar bears a KC 5-57 weigh location and date stencil near the weigh data. Near the end of the bottom door track is the BLT 9-56 stencil. Additionally, the large shadow keystone emblem on the Pennsy boxcar came into use in 1954.


That narrows the timeframe a bit.



Eric Hansmann

Murfreesboro, TN



From: <> On Behalf Of George Courtney via
Sent: Friday, April 23, 2021 1:47 PM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: NYC Boxcar 170338


Can't help myself.  The photo's date is between 1934 and 1969,.  Well, that narrows it down.  Looking at the Pennsy boxcar, I'd say, 1954 or later was a good guess.

George Courtney

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