Re: Seaboard steam era stock cars/Pratt truss stock cars


Miller, Andrew S. <asmiller@...>
 

The PRR K8 stock cars were Pratt truss. Up to 1952 the PRR had almost
1000 of them. See:

http://prr.railfan.net/freight/freightphotos.html?photo=PRR_128079_K8_3
4view.jpg&fr=clK8

regards,

Andy Miller



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Subject: Re: [STMFC] Seaboard steam era stock cars/Pratt truss
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Ed Mines wrote:
> Did any railroads have Pratt trussed stock cars besides PM or
the old
> Ulrich model?

The Harriman stock cars of UP and SP were Pratt trussed, and
Red
Caboose is about to release them in HO scale.

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