B&LE flatcar series 4301-4450


Larry Sexton
 

Does anyone have or know of any photos or drawing/plans for the B&LE 59'08"
flatcars in series 4301-4450? I believe they were built in 1941. Thanks
much.



Larry Sexton


Ed Hawkins
 

On Nov 14, 2010, at 1:52 PM, Larry Sexton wrote:

Does anyone have or know of any photos or drawing/plans for the B&LE
59'08"
flatcars in series 4301-4450? I believe they were built in 1941.
Thanks
much.

Larry Sexton
Larry,
There were actually two groups of these cars from two different
builders.

B&LE class FM5 flat cars in series 4301-4400 were built 2-39 by AC&F,
lot no. 1852. A number of drawings that apply to these cars, including
general arrangement, brake arrangement, underframe members, and wood
floor details are at the Museum of Transportation.

B&LE class FM6 flat cars in series 4401-4450 were built 11-41 by Magor
Car Corp., lot P9780, and a builder's photo was published in the 1943,
1946, 1949/51 and 1953 CBC.

Please contact me off list if interested in the AC&F drawings.
Regards,
Ed Hawkins


al_brown03
 

A builder's photo of B&LE 4401 appears in Kaminski's Magor history, p 99, and in the '43 Car Builder's Cyc, sec 2 p 348 (reprinted in TS CYC 75).

Al Brown, Melbourne, Fla.

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Does anyone have or know of any photos or drawing/plans for the B&LE 59'08"
flatcars in series 4301-4450? I believe they were built in 1941. Thanks
much.



Larry Sexton