Re: NYC "USRA" Boxcars - How Many is Enough?

Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>

Bruce Smith wrote:
Unless you model PRR where the home road percentage kicks in and
results in a higher population of X29s... For my 500 car fleet, I need
29 X29s and only 9 NYC box cars (and therefore several more of the NYC
"USRA" steel cars than the two I have already)
Bruce, I guess you don't buy into the Tim Gilbert/Dave Nelson results on box car distribution <g>; or are you just another of those Pennsy guys so blinded by the keystone that they can't see the light?

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