Re: An L&N Boxcar?

benjaminfrank_hom <b.hom@...>

Eric Hansmann wrote:
"I was trolling around the P&WV site and found a few great steam era
images. Here's one from July 1947. You can zoom in pretty easily to see
the weathered NYC and Southern boxcars behind the loco. Is that an L&N
boxcar before the edge of the picture? The letters aren't quite
distinct enough. If so, would anyone have an idea what number series it
is from? It seems like a DS rebuild."

Most likely L&N 8000-8999, AC&F, built 1921 based on the ends. These
are NOT rebuilt DS boxcars - they retained their wood sheathing
throughout their service lives.

Ben Hom

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