Re: MD&S' / SAL's Magor Pulpwood Cars

John Degnan <Scaler164@...>


A gondola is good for a wood rack? How's that? Did I miss something? The cars I'm talking about are pulpwood cars...

John Degnan

----- Original Message -----
From: Denis Blake
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2010 11:48 PM
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Re: MD&S' / SAL's Magor Pulpwood Cars


And the WrightTRAK SAL lowside gon is good for that car and also includes
MD&S lettering in the decal set.

Denis Blake

From: "Tim O'Connor" <timboconnor@...>
Sent: Thursday, April 15, 2010 11:15 AM
To: <STMFC@...>
Subject: [STMFC] Re: MD&S' / SAL's Magor Pulpwood Cars

> According to Ed's book, the cars were purchased by the SAL but lettered
> for MD&S. Unfortunately there is no photo. They were Lot W-3689. Also
> listed as SAL purchased, MD&S lettered, are gondolas 4000-4009 built
> 11-1956, just one month before the pulpwood cars.
> Tim O'Connor
> At 4/15/2010 09:07 AM Thursday, you wrote:
>>Hi John,
>>I don't have an answer and don't recall seeing anything in the CBCs. I
>>would make an educated guess that the MD&S cars were part of a larger SAL
>>order (MD&S did a lot of "tag-along" orders with SAL in previous years).
>>When trying to find information in cases like these, I go straight to the
>>experts. Ed Kaminski recently authored a book on the Magor Car Co., so you
>>might want to contact him to see if he knows anything. SAL had a good
>>working relationship with Magor.
>>Our man at Signature Press might be able to provide contact info if you
>>can't find anything.
>>John Golden
>>Bloomington, IN
>>--- In STMFC@..., "John Degnan" <Scaler164@...> wrote:
>>> I am desperately searching for information or drawings or photos of a
>>> series of 25 pulpwood cars built in 1956 by Magor Car for the Macon,
>>> Dublin & Savannah Railroad. These cars were numbered 5000-5024 on the
>>> MD&S, and ended up on the Seaboard Air Line around 1958 when the SAL
>>> absorbed the road with road numbers 42900-42924.
>>> The ONLY photo I have ever found of these cars is of one in SAL
>>> lettering... car # 42901, seen at the top of page 96 of Paul Faulk's SAL
>>> Color Guide.
>>> Is anyone else familiar with these cars? Got any info? Drawing? General
>>> dimensions? Photos? Or anything else pertaining to these cars that I can
>>> beg, borrow, purchase?
>>> Thanks.
>>> John Degnan
>>> Scaler164@...
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