--- In STMFC@..., "cf5250" <timboconnor@c...> wrote:
Jeff English wrote
So I will stop railing on people who call these cars X29s, sinceJeff, did the NYC also buy the earlier ARA design box cars? I have
they are tantamount to being X29s after all.
a note that says lot 439-b was of this type. It may have come from
a Prototype Modeler Oct 1978 article but I'm not sure...
No, Tim, Lot 439-B (capital "B", pleases) were regular USRA steel
cars. For non-USRA steel cars, I don't know where anybody got the
idea that NYC had anything other than the 100 cars in Lot 504-B
Troy, New York