Re: Photo: PRR Livestock Cars (1941)


robert netzlof <rtnetzlof@...>
 

The car to the left of the K7 is a K8. As the the K7 vs K7a: It looks to me that the notches which would retain the cross members bearing the upper deck are empty, that is, no cross pieces hence no upper deck. Does that make it a K7? See K7a diagram and photo at: http://prr.railfan.net/diagrams/PRRdiagrams.html?diag=k7a.gif&sel=stk&sz=sm&fr=

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From: "Claus Schlund &#92;(HGM&#92;)" <claus@hellgatemodels.com>
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Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: PRR Livestock Cars (1941)

Hi Bob and List Members,

I think I can just make out the class marking as K7a on the right-most stock car. My memory (could be wrong) is that these cars were rebuilt from class X24 auto box cars.

Also note the ARMOUR stock car discernable between the two PRR cars.

Claus Schlund



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From: Bob Chaparro via groups.io
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Sent: Friday, July 02, 2021 12:03 PM
Subject: [RealSTMFC] Photo: PRR Livestock Cars (1941)


Photo: PRR Livestock Cars (1941)

Photo from the Library of Congress:

https://www.loc.gov/resource/fsa.8c19605/

Scroll on the photo to enlarge it.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA




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