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Re: [Non-DoD Source] [RealSTMFC] Photo: Seamless Pipe Fitting Load On GN Flat Car 60031 (1956)

Gatwood, Elden J SAD
 

Bob, all;

 

These GN cars are very interesting.  I know next to nothing about them, except what I can glean from photos.  I believe it is a well flat, not a well HOLE flat, since it does not look like the floor supports are removable.  I have wondered what GN needed these cars for, since it is usually an on-line customer that needed them.  These shipments were just lucrative enough that RRs could be convinced the roster them, otherwise….not.

 

The side members are surprisingly slender for a more typical well flat, which generally had deep side sills, but there is that u/f, which indicates the well is not that deep….

 

Elden Gatwood

 

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Subject: [Non-DoD Source] [RealSTMFC] Photo: Seamless Pipe Fitting Load On GN Flat Car 60031 (1956)

 

Photo: Seamless Pipe Fitting Load On GN Flat Car 60031 (1956)

A photo from the Wisconsin Historical Society:

Blockedhttps://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Image/IM49938

Appears to be a well hole flat car.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Re: Images of NYC&HR freight cars on display for exhibit (no date given, maybe 1890s)

maynard stowe
 

Pictures are from the 1876 Philadelphia exhibition (World's Fair).
Maynard Stowe


Re: Photo: A Load Of Wagons In CGW Boxcar 23140 (1937)

Kenneth Montero
 

By the time that the photo was taken, the Weber Wagon Company had become a subsidiary of International Harvester (purchased Weber in 1906). See:

Ken Montero

On 07/27/2020 8:46 PM Bob Chaparro via groups.io <chiefbobbb@...> wrote:


Photo: A Load Of Wagons In CGW Boxcar 23140 (1937)

A photo from the Wisconsin Historical Society:

https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Image/IM46459

Another advertising banner example.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Re: Photo: Machinery On Flat Cars (1945)

Kenneth Montero
 

The machinery has a lot of blocking, but does not appear to have tie-downs. Have I missed them? Or would the weight of the freight negate the need for tie-downs?

Ken Montero

On 07/27/2020 8:44 PM Bob Chaparro via groups.io <chiefbobbb@...> wrote:


Photo: Machinery On Flat Cars (1945)

A photo from the Wisconsin Historical Society:

https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Image/IM44552

Flat cars are unidentified. Can anyone identify the machinery?

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Re: Image of string of boxcars Chicago IL 1952

Dennis Storzek
 

On Mon, Jul 27, 2020 at 04:46 PM, mopacfirst wrote:
This is the IC yards, just south of the river?  Looking southwest toward the Loop?  Randolph St.?
Yes
Dennis Storzek


Re: Experimentation on modeling inside details of Youngstown doors

Rich C
 

Those look great Andy. I am sure they would attract the guys who like to leave a door open with a partial load inside. I know at train shows (when we have them again!) it would be an attention getter.

Rich Christie

On Monday, July 27, 2020, 03:00:53 PM CDT, Jim Hayes <jimhayes97225@...> wrote:


Attaboy! Looks great.

Jim

On Mon, Jul 27, 2020 at 12:42 PM Andy Carlson <midcentury@...> wrote:
Hello-

With my intent years ago to model thin 2-sided Youngstown Steel Doors in HO I gave it a try last week.

This is my first casting with this thin molded YSD. This photo is of the back side of an HO Youngstown pre-war 5/6/5-T door, usually used on 10'6" IH modified '37 AAR box cars. I have been able to keep it close to scale thickness. Yes, the panels are thin; about 0.006".

I will try to cast in Urethane resin, but for this cast I used J. B. Weld original epoxy.  Next door will be an overnight 5/5/5 interim improved Youngstown door used solely for the SP.

I already have a car side which I have scribbed interior sheathing and also the smooth vertical door frame on each side of the door opening. The other side will not need this scribbing but will have the door glued in the open position. With the peek-through view the scribbed side will have the inside detailed door in the closed position, allowing this through-the-car-side interior view. I am hoping further research shows that the GN stenciled the car numbers on the top of the doors.

Regards,
-Andy Carlson,  Ojai CA
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Re: Images of NYC&HR freight cars on display for exhibit (no date given, maybe 1890s)

James McDonald
 

Hi Claus,

The photos of the NYC&HR boxcars were taken at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition.

All the best,

James

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James McDonald
Greenbelt, MD.


Re: Image of string of boxcars Chicago IL 1952

Todd Horton
 

C of G car to the very left. 

Todd Horton


On Monday, July 27, 2020, 06:54:35 PM EDT, Claus Schlund \(HGM\) <claus@...> wrote:


Hi List Members,
 
Image of string of boxcars Chicago IL 1952
 
 
Enjoy!
 
Claus Schlund
 
 
 
 


Images of NYC&HR freight cars on display for exhibit (no date given, maybe 1890s)

Claus Schlund \(HGM\)
 

Hi List Members,
 
Images of NYC&HR freight cars on display for exhibit (no date given, maybe 1890s)
 
 
 
Enjoy!
 
Claus Schlund
 

 


Image of string of freight cars, T&P steel box, 50ft composite gon 1948

Claus Schlund \(HGM\)
 

Hi List Members,
 
Image of string of freight cars, T&P steel box, 50ft composite gon 1948
 
 
Enjoy!
 
Claus Schlund


Photo: Wisconsin Coal Company Boxcar No. 10 (1900)

Bob Chaparro
 

Photo: Wisconsin Coal Company Boxcar No. 10 (1900)

A photo from the Wisconsin Historical Society:

https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Image/IM24529

Description: Group of men transferring bodies of a standard gauge box car (of the Wisconsin Coal Co.) to the narrow gauge tracks of the Fond du Lac, Amboy & Peoria Railway at Iron Mountain, Wisconsin.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Photo: A Load Of Wagons In CGW Boxcar 23140 (1937)

Bob Chaparro
 

Photo: A Load Of Wagons In CGW Boxcar 23140 (1937)

A photo from the Wisconsin Historical Society:

https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Image/IM46459

Another advertising banner example.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Photo: Machinery On Flat Cars (1945)

Bob Chaparro
 

Photo: Machinery On Flat Cars (1945)

A photo from the Wisconsin Historical Society:

https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Records/Image/IM44552

Flat cars are unidentified. Can anyone identify the machinery?

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Re: Erie 82000-82499

mopacfirst
 

Aha.  I had assumed it was a trade name of another manufacturer.  Here it is --  http://rr-fallenflags.org/el/frt/erie82121b.jpg

Ron Merrick


Re: Erie 82000-82499

brianleppert@att.net
 

Ron, the "Dual Control" truck is the National B-1.  Attached is a page from the 1943 CBC.

Brian Leppert
Tahoe Model Works
Carson City, NV


Re: Erie 82000-82499

mopacfirst
 

Updating my own post --

After looking at the Branchline truck, I'm going to go with the Tahoe 213 Barber S-2.  Not only is it a better truck, but the coil spacing looks more like this one.

Ron Merrick


Re: Image of string of boxcars Chicago IL 1952

mopacfirst
 

This is the IC yards, just south of the river?  Looking southwest toward the Loop?  Randolph St.?

Ron Merrick


Image of string of boxcars Chicago IL 1952

Claus Schlund \(HGM\)
 

Hi List Members,
 
Image of string of boxcars Chicago IL 1952
 
 
Enjoy!
 
Claus Schlund
 
 
 
 


Image of D&H 23356 36ft ds box and CB&Q 50ft ss auto box 1948 Chicago IL

Claus Schlund \(HGM\)
 

Hi List Members,
 
Image of D&H 23356 36ft ds box and CB&Q 50ft ss auto box 1948 Chicago IL
 
 
Enjoy!
 
Claus Schlund


Image of MKT 36ft_ds_trussrod_box and CB&Q 174662_steel_GS_gon and CB&q 77028_steel GS gon 1920s Chicago IL

Claus Schlund \(HGM\)
 

Hi List Members,
 
Image of MKT 36ft_ds_trussrod_box and CB&Q 174662_steel_GS_gon and CB&q 77028_steel GS gon 1920s Chicago IL
 
 
Enjoy!
 
Claus Schlund
 

 

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