Re: stringers

Frank Greene

Drawings for Southern 40 ton 1937 box cars (10000-, 260500-, 306000-) show one stringer each side of the center sill.

Tim O'Connor wrote:

The AAR 1940 Car Construction recommendation was two on each side
of the center sill. But prior to that I just don't know, and AFAIK
none of the 1937 AAR box car models has gotten it right (I mean, I
can't confirm if any of them is correct).

Tim O'Connor

Frank Greene
Memphis, TN

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