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Article & Photos: Carnegie Freight Cars

Bob Chaparro
 

Article & Photos: Carnegie Freight Cars

An article and photos from the June 13, 1896 The Railway Age & Northwestern Railroader:

https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=sCdLAQAAMAAJ&hl=en&pg=GBS.PA313

https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=sCdLAQAAMAAJ&hl=en&pg=GBS.PA314

Some general dimensions are given.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA

David
 

Ahh, there's a find. The hoppers are the two Carnegie prototypes for the early PB&LE fleet built by (Schoen) Pressed Steel Car. The flats and coke car are otherwise fairly obscure, so it's nice to have some details and photos.

David Thompson

David
 

Here's a look at the first Schoen-designed car for PB&LE:
https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=Cs81AQAAMAAJ&hl=en&pg=GBS.PA584

And the various trucks under that initial order:
https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=2s9LAAAAYAAJ&hl=en&pg=GBS.PA472

David Thompson