Re: Detail of AAR 1937 boxcar - Murphy and Hutchins Roofs
Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
Ted Culotta wrote:Steve Busch repliedThe Hutchins roof on C&O 4000-4500 is actually a "Murphy" rectangular panel
Gads! This has begun to sound like the riddle of, "When is a dog's tail notThere was clearly cross-licensing, as Chicago-Cleveland also made a "Dreadnaught" end which was extremely similar to the SRE end. The same was true in spades for the truck business. Whether one wishes to reproduce these differences in model form is an individual matter, but let's at least recognize the prototype situation for what it is/was. Cyclopedias and the literature such as Railway Age provide ample evidence of the latter.
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