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[Non-DoD Source] Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Buckeye Steel Transfer Gondola

Gatwood, Elden J SAD
 

Group;

 

On the subject of cool gons, has anyone built one of these?

 

Thanks!

 

Elden Gatwood

 

From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gatwood, Elden J SAD
Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:39 PM
To: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io
Subject: Re: [Non-DoD Source] Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Buckeye Steel Transfer Gondola

 

Claus;

 

That is a different gon, and I am not sure whose.  Note the end sill, grabs, and other details appear to be different.

 

That jogged end grab and retainer location are hints, but I do not know….

 

Elden Gatwood

 

From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Claus Schlund \(HGM\)
Sent: Saturday, May 23, 2020 2:00 PM
To: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io
Subject: [Non-DoD Source] Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Buckeye Steel Transfer Gondola

 

Hi List Members,

 

Here is a second photo showing a similar (same?) gondola...

 

 

 

Claus Schlund

 

 

 

From: Claus Schlund

Sent: Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:43 PM

Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Buckeye Steel Transfer Gondola

 

Hi Bob and List Members,

 

I’ve not done a rivet-by-rivet comparison, but it looks like it is identical to and built to the PRR class GS design – see link below.

 

 

Claus Schlund

 

 

From: Bob Chaparro via groups.io

Sent: Saturday, May 23, 2020 12:54 PM

Subject: [RealSTMFC] Photo: Buckeye Steel Transfer Gondola

 

Photo: Buckeye Steel Transfer Gondola

An undated photo from the Columbus Metropolitan Library:

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This is a very clear photo and can be enlarged quite a bit.

My thanks to Bill West on the PRR Group for the link tip.

Bob Chaparro

Hemet, CA