Re: Lateral Running Boards

Guy Wilber

Scott Haycock wrote:

“In the 1943 photo by Jack Delano that has been under discussion lately, I notice several cars without laterals. When, if ever, were laterals mandated?”


“Latitudinal Running Boards”, which is the official nomenclature of The ICC, The MCBA, The ARA and The AAR, were never mandated on house cars with exposed wood roofs, nor refrigerator cars with metal roofs.  

Guy Wilber
Reno, Nevada 


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