Re: Army boxcars at Mt. Union


The Rutland disposed of some 36 foot box cars during WWll.I thought
they went to Camp Polk,La.Armand Premo

----- Original Message -----
From: <CBarkan@...>
To: <ggg9y@...>; <STMFC@...>
Sent: Saturday, July 24, 2004 7:14 AM
Subject: [STMFC] Army boxcars at Mt. Union

In a message dated 7/20/04 2:14:57 PM, ggg9y@... writes:

<< And speaking of odd military cars, there used to be a whole string of
36' single-sheathed army boxcars sitting among the trees at Mt. Union,
Pennsylvania, hard by the old East Broad Top engine house. These were
standard gauge, and not equipped for overseas operation. I've heard the
area is now a shopping center, so I suppose they are all gone. >>

I always thought those Mt. Union cars looked like those 36' MEC boxcars
seemed to be around pretty late. Does anybody know what their heritage is
(was)? Did the Army get them from the MEC, someone else, or were they
built new
for them?


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