Re: CNR flats

John Nehrich <nehrij@...>

Stafford - Thanks. - John

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stafford F. Swain" <sswain@TOTAL.NET>
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Sent: Wednesday, January 03, 2001 6:56 PM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] CNR flats

Hi John:

The 659000-659999 and similar 660000-6601999 series flat cars have
been given a fairly complete treatment by me in two issues of CN
LINES (Vol. 5 No.'s 3 and 4) [high quality Back Issue copies are
available from us]. This article has been in RMC's black ace files
for maybe about four to five years now.

I know that the CN had straight side flats akin to the Tichy kit,
but they also had cars in the 659000 series (the number Red Caboose
uses). Were these also straight side cars? Did they have 12
pockets? - John
They were fishbelly side sill cars with 12 side stake pockets and the
Red Caboose model is a decent stand-in.

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