Topics

N&W Class BP/BPa (was Were there 10' IH 50' 1937 AAR DD boxcars?)


Gatwood, Elden <Elden.Gatwood@...>
 

Thanks, Ben!

Elden

-----Original Message-----
From: STMFC@yahoogroups.com [mailto:STMFC@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
benjaminfrank_hom
Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2005 5:20 PM
To: STMFC@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [STMFC] N&W Class BP/BPa (was Were there 10' IH 50' 1937 AAR DD
boxcars?)

Elden Gatwood asked:
"Didn't the N&W have a similar experience with the BPa (am I getting
that one right?), but just elect to seal the door?"

Actually, they did both sealing the door and rebuilding the cars:
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/imagebase/norfolksouthern/full/NS2868.jpeg
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/imagebase/norfolksouthern/full/ns048.jpeg
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/imagebase/norfolksouthern/full/ns046.jpeg


Ben Hom







Yahoo! Groups Links


benjaminfrank_hom <b.hom@...>
 

Elden Gatwood asked:
"Didn't the N&W have a similar experience with the BPa (am I getting
that one right?), but just elect to seal the door?"

Actually, they did both sealing the door and rebuilding the cars:
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/imagebase/norfolksouthern/full/NS2868.jpeg
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/imagebase/norfolksouthern/full/ns048.jpeg
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/imagebase/norfolksouthern/full/ns046.jpeg


Ben Hom