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"Vehicle" Car (Change To Automobile Designation)


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Hi, Dennis -

 

Any idea what year the ARA adopted AUTOMOBILE as the standard marking for an oversize boxcar?

 

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA


Tony Thompson
 

Bob Chaparro wrote:

Any idea what year the ARA adopted AUTOMOBILE as the standard marking for an oversize boxcar?

     An automobile car was defined as a double-door box car, not "oversize" as such.

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