Re: N&W FD Flatcars from N&W Historical Society-Thoughts?


Tim O'Connor
 

Thanks. 11 unevenly spaced stake pockets... hmmm doesn't the old
Athearn 40 foot flat have 11 (evenly spaced) stake pockets? Does the
spacing of the Red Caboose pockets match this N&W flat?

-------------- Original message ----------------------
From: "benjaminfrank_hom" <b.hom@...>
Tim O'Connor asked:
"Isn't an FD a depressed center flat car?"

Normally, yes, but in this specific case, it's N&W CLASS FD:
http://spec.lib.vt.edu./imagebase/norfolksouthern/full/ns2491.jpeg
http://spec.lib.vt.edu./imagebase/norfolksouthern/full/ns2490.jpeg


Ben Hom

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