Re: Freight Car Oddities

Tim O'Connor

Ben, the first Hydra-Cushion box car was completed in December 1954.

Tony Thompson wrote:
Ben, this is far from the prototype Hydra-Cushion car, though B-50-47
was an early class built with that device.

Misread the caption...

I was surprised that this class dated to 1958 - I always thought the
Hydra-Cushion underframe dated from the early 1960s. When was the
prototype car built?

Ben Hom

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Sterling, Massachusetts

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