Re: Accurail single sheathed box cars (was CNJ 12000 series)


Dennis Storzek <dennis@...>
 

On Tue, Jul 12, 2022 at 08:35 AM, Ian Cranstone wrote:
CN's automobile boxcars had fishbelly centre sills, likely to provide extra strength to compensate for the gap in the body framing to accommodate the wider door opening.
Actually, in this case the 9'-0" auto cars were a derivative of the early 20's boxcars of the same dimensions, and shared the same fishbelly underframe.

Clark, what happened to the door hangers? Don Valentine paid good money to have the proper Camel hangers tooled, and you cut them off???

Dennis Storzek

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