There's an article on SAL steel boxcars, with a picture or two of each
class, in Lines South for 2nd quarter 2005, pp 4-13. The A-1 class,
which were rebuilt from old gondolas, looked especially odd: a real
Given the title of this thread, it may be worth re-emphasizing that
classes AF and A-2 were 50' cars, but SAL's other double-door boxcars
(A-1 and AF-1 through AF-5) were all 40' cars.
Al Brown, Melbourne, Fla.
--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, "Patrick Wider" <pwider@s...> wrote:
doing an article on
the SAL turtle-back cars for RP CYC Vol. 13.