Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>

Richard Wilkens wrote:
In the Bill Welch history The Wood Sheathed Cars of the FGEX/WFEX/ BREX Freight Refrigerator Fleet: 1940-1953, he lists the "HI" in FHIX and WHIX as standing for heavy insulation.
If Bill said so, it's right. But my statement stands that the FHIX cars should be stenciled for half-stage icing.

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