Alan C. Welch <acwelch@...>
Date: Mon Jul 12, 2004 6:11 pm
Subject: Re: [STMFC] CPR Fowler Cars
Probably the first CPR Fowler car received a Youngstown door in 1929. Italready had a Murphy roof. Photo at CPR Angus Shop.
If it already had a Murphy roof how can you be certain it was a FowlerI believe the first FOWLER cars constructed for the CN were built in 1920.
and CPR were
originally constructed with wood roofs and all Dominion cars, which is whatThe car is a FOWLER because the slotted bolt holes are plainly visible.
Not long thereafter most of the cars were built new withThe roof is of the type that was applied over the original, wood roof, as was the case for so many CP FOWLER cars.
It is highly possible that the first CPR Dominion car received a
Don ValentineAl Welch