Re: Freight car Distribution

Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>

Armand Premo wrote:
I think it is past time that we revisit the Gilbert-Nelson theory.I trust that it is not heresy to challenge their theory.Based on primary sources , using a larger sample and not restricting the study to just box cars the results could be much different.
Of course it's not heresy, and I know Armand has had trouble accepting the G-N idea for some years. Larger sample, primary sources--
great, please provide those sources. It would indeed be great to have similar analyses for other car types like hoppers and gondolas, but Tim and Dave haven't gone there. Anyone?

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