Re: 1930s train of coal hoppers - video anachronisms?


mcindoefalls
 

--- In STMFC@..., "Bruce Smith" <smithbf@...> wrote:

On Mon, February 11, 2008 8:13 pm, mcindoefalls wrote:

You're right, the WM speed lettering came in the mid 50's. I think
that steel caboose is too new for the 30's, too. IIRC the first ones
were built in the early 40's. You'd probably want a wood caboose.

Walt Lankenau
Walt,

The PRR introduced the all-steel cabin car in 1914 with class N5

Regards
Bruce

Bruce Smith
Auburn, AL
And Bruce, the Erie built its first steel cabooses of the design shown
in that video around 1941. I should have said, "that Erie steel caboose."

Walt Lankenau


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