Re: Seaboard Boxcars

Richard Hendrickson

On Jul 21, 2008, at 8:15 AM, John Golden wrote:

Also, I don't know what "closed" box car means but I'll assume
(there's that word again) that it's just a plain old box car. Maybe
Ed or Richard can elaborate. I never really thought about it. Perhaps
it was used to differentiate between the vents--that's a really good

In the SAL's ORER entries in the 1930s and '40s, all box cars are
identified as either "ventilated" or "closed" (i.e., without

Richard Hendrickson

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