Re: ACL "vent" (1908) at Shorpy


Steve Lucas <stevelucas3@...>
 

The "Fowler" 36' steel-frame cars built for some Canadian roads had
these as built.

Lovely photo of this ACL car.

Steve Lucas.

--- In STMFC@..., Anthony Thompson <thompson@...> wrote:

Don Worthy wrote:
John, how bout the passenger type cut lever on the car!!! Was
that
typical for that series car??
It's a two-ended cut lever, later required on passenger
cars, but
seen on plenty of early 20th century freight cars. I wouldn't say
it's
that unusual for the era.

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