Re: Alton and RI boxcars
Good question. I don’t recall a discussion of weathering steel running boards. I don’t know what a roof walk is. Sounds like somebody out for a Sunday stroll on the roof.
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bruce Smith
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Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Alton and RI boxcars
Why does the wooden roofwalk appear to be the same color as the metal roof?
main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> on behalf of Charlie Duckworth via groups.io <Worth51@...>
I was enlarging this image on my phone and it’s pretty evident that the Alton boxcar’s radial roof is unpainted galvanized steel and the panel caps are also unpainted (note how shiny they are in the sunlight).