Re: proto 50' automobile boxcar Burlington


Burlington had two classes of 50' steel auto cars: classes XA-15A (48000-48224 and 49500-49674) and XA-15B (48500-48599). There were re-numberings later. Both series of XA-15A's came with AAR spring plankless trucks (of slightly different types); the XA-15B's came with National Type B trucks. Both classes had end doors; XA-15A's had Evans auto loaders, XA-15B's didn't. This info is from the article in RP CYC 13 on Burlington's steel auto cars.

Al Brown, Melbourne, Fla.

--- In STMFC@..., "Mark M" <bnonut@...> wrote:

I have a pair of these and beleive the trucks might be incorrect and brake wheel used, any other thoughts?

Appreciate the help.
Mark Morgan

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