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Date for first use of the WM ball herald


Dana and Larry Kline <klinelarrydanajon@...>
 

<John Nehrich wrote:
The WM ball herald was being used by the late'30's. Can anyone pin down the
date it was adopted a little closer? - John>

According to _WM Cabooses_ by Dwight Jones (WMRHS, 1991) _the new steel
cabooses built in 1936 were among the first pieces of WM rolling stock to be
lettered with the new emblem_ The built date for 1801, the first car in the
series was 10-27-36.

Larry Kline


John Nehrich <nehrij@...>
 

Larry - Perfect. It is so nice to have something definite. - John

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From: "Dana and Larry Kline" <klinelarrydanajon@...>
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Sent: Friday, February 09, 2001 12:49 PM
Subject: [STMFC] Date for first use of the WM ball herald


<John Nehrich wrote:
The WM ball herald was being used by the late'30's. Can anyone pin down
the
date it was adopted a little closer? - John>

According to _WM Cabooses_ by Dwight Jones (WMRHS, 1991) _the new steel
cabooses built in 1936 were among the first pieces of WM rolling stock to
be
lettered with the new emblem_ The built date for 1801, the first car in
the
series was 10-27-36.

Larry Kline




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