WM auto car
Garth G. Groff <ggg9y@...>
In 1936 Greenville built a small lot of 40' auto cars for the Western Maryland, 30001-30010. These cars
had 12' doors, a 10' 4" inside height, and Viking roofs. They were frequently pictured in Greenville's
ads in the Cycs and other trade press, shown only in a side view.
Can anyone tell me what sort of end these cars had? My best guess is a square-corner 5/4 Dreadnought with
a large flat panel at the top, but they could also used 5/5 ends with the last wale scrunched close to
the eave, or even some other end design. Also, does anyone know if the ends and/or roof were coated with
black car cement? Presumably the sides were freight car red.
Garth G. Groff