Re: C&O Gondola
These cars had a tendecy to rust thru above the side sills in side panels. That is why many recieved partial panel replacements in 1953-54 timeframe.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
Builder's photos show they only had a few inches of black overspray at their top insides.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Elden J SAD Gatwood" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, June 28, 2010 7:12:58 AM
Subject: RE: [STMFC] C&O Gondola
There is a great photo of a C&O peaked end gon in one of the Pennsy Diesel
Years books. The photo was taken from a bridge and you can clearly see the
interior, which is empty. The interior is all shades of rust, ranging from
light in the center to darker at the edges. Of course you have to also add
trash and old dunnage to make it a gon....
From: STMFC@yahoogroups.com [mailto:STMFC@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Bill
Sent: Saturday, June 26, 2010 11:36 AM
To: C&O List; Steam Era Freight cars
Subject: [STMFC] C&O Gondola
Would the 40' peaked end C&O gondola hauled coal, or been in general gondola
service, or possibly both? I am trying to decide how to weather the interior.
Please reply directly to firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:bill%40lanestrains.com>
Modeling the Mighty Pennsy & PRSL in 1957 in S Scale since 1988
See my finished models at:
Look at what has been made in PRR in S Scale!
Custom Train Parts Design
PRR Builders Photos Bought, Sold & Traded (Trading is MUCH preferred)
***Join the PRR T&HS***
The other members are not ALL like me!
Join the Pennsylvania Reading Seashore Lines Historical Society It's FREE to
join! http://www.prslhs.com Preserving The Memory Of The PRSL
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]