Re: 2nd grab on left hand side of Boxcars
Brian J Carlson <brian@...>
Thanks Guy, I figured you had the information on this one.toggle quoted message Show quoted text
Brian J Carlson P.E.
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Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2005 6:56 PM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] 2nd grab on left hand side of Boxcars
In a message dated 10/18/05 7:27:41 PM Pacific Daylight Time,iron
on the left hand side at some point in the 1930's. Was this changemandated
by the AAR (or ARA)? If so when? >>house
cars, hoppers and high gondolas in 1931. Meetings were held and theCommittee (along
with the Car Construction Committee) drafted the proposal which was sentto
member roads for consideration via Letter Ballot Circular No. D. V. 760 onApril
1, 1932. The proposal received the two/thirds majority vote necessary for1932.
mandated to have the additional grabs and all cars receiving Class Oneinterchange) did have
the right of refusal, though I doubt that happened much either.