--- In STMFC@..., "ed_mines" <ed_mines@y...> wrote:
Keith Retterer has builders photo negatives for the NKP double doorthink.
My recollection is that as built the cars had Creco doors which isis
RDG, an even smaller lot than the NKP cars. These RDG cars aregems -
flat roof, Alan wood roof walks AND CRECO DOUBLE DOORS. I thinkthey
were rebuilt from USRA single sheathed box cars.improved
negatives of this double door car but he has several photos ofNKP's
classic straight side gon. I was also very impressed with a photoof
an NKP stock car. A few weeks ago someone asked about NKP's 65 ft.Ed,
You are correct about a small order of NKP double door cars with
Creco doors. My NKP diagram book only has one group with Creco doors.
#s 88000-88045 and 87000-87099. These were 50 ton cars built by
Ralston in June/July 1937. Cars had Viking roof with wood running
board and Dreadnaught ends (cars 87000-87024 had A-end door. These
drawings only revised three times 1939, 1942 & 1948.