Re: 53 1/2ft gonThrall Car


csxt5555
 

Were there any built on or by another builder in the late 50's?  I aam trying to find out the earliest production of these type gons.  Here is a builders pic I have from late 60's
 
 

 
 
 
-Kevin

--- On Fri, 9/26/08, Gatwood, Elden J SAD <elden.j.gatwood@...> wrote:

From: Gatwood, Elden J SAD <elden.j.gatwood@...>
Subject: RE: [STMFC] 53 1/2ft gonThrall Car
To: STMFC@...
Date: Friday, September 26, 2008, 2:31 PM






Kevin;

The first ones I remember seeing that looked like that were 1967 or so. I
think they were either NYC or P&LE.

Elden Gatwood

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From: STMFC@yahoogroups. com [mailto:STMFC@yahoogroups. com] On Behalf Of Kevin
Sprayberry
Sent: Friday, September 26, 2008 2:27 PM
To: STMFC@yahoogroups. com
Subject: Re: [STMFC] 53 1/2ft gonThrall Car

Well, I would like to know which roads had them, But my real question is do
these cars fit into the steam era or were they to late. When were the first
ones built?

-Kevin

--- On Fri, 9/26/08, water.kresse@ comcast.net
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From: water.kresse@ comcast.net <mailto:water. kresse%40comcast .net>
<water.kresse@ comcast.net <mailto:water. kresse%40comcast .net> >
Subject: Re: [STMFC] 53 1/2ft gonThrall Car
To: STMFC@yahoogroups. com <mailto:STMFC% 40yahoogroups. com>
Date: Friday, September 26, 2008, 2:12 PM

Which railroads had them?

C&O/B&O bought Thrall box car kits for DuBois in the late-60s.
.

Al Kresse

------------ -- Original message ------------ --
From: "csxt5555" <csxt5555@yahoo. com>
Can somebody shed some light on the Thrall Car 53 1/2 ft gon? These
cars were welded had 14 ribs and I believe they were produced around
1960?? Was this car produced any earlier than this? Does anyone know
if there was a preceeding model with the same basic design that will
fit into the late steam era?

Thanks
Kevin

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