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


--- 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

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


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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