Two M65's are shown in Bossler's "B&O Color Guide to Freight and
Passenger Equipment", p 65 (really; both on same page). Both have
the style you describe for their class, with the shorter sidesill
reinforcement plus bolster tab and intermediate tab.
Al Brown, Melbourne, Fla.
--- In STMFC@yahoogroups.com, "mopacfirst" <ron.merrick@...> wrote:
can't be right since the 286000 series was 40' cars during theperiod
of interest. But, the image itself is correctly labeled as288135,
and the car in question is carrying what our colleagues of 1960could
have only considered a fantasy scheme, Chessie System. (Or,perhaps,
a nightmare scheme.)99,
in the Hawkins article on the 50' DD cars buildable fromBranchline,
of a B&O M64, series 469100-469399, built 6-56. This car has anis
framed less rigidly than its predecessor was.configuration?
Has anyone researched this?