Re: ACY 175-194 flatcars / USRA 42ft flat cars


Todd Sullivan
 

Bob,

The Red Caboose 42ft flat cars with their 'fishbelly sides' are either the USRA cars or pretty close.  The only two RRs I know who had them are the NYC and the MILW.   The NYC cars are fairly common on eBay in either red or black paint, but the MILW cars have not been produced in years.  Too bad, as they would show up all over the country with lumber loads.  There seemed to be about 200 or so in the early 1950s.   Perhaps some MILW fans can chime in and add more information.

Todd Sullivan

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