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[DRGW] [SG] 54' TOFC Jim Griffin drgwlpd@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-10-25 14:45:15
Re: [DRGW] [SG] 54' TOFC Galen Coupe glcmtz@msn.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-10-27 02:23:21
Re: [DRGW] [SG] 54' TOFC Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-10-28 10:21:33
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From: Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...)
Date: 2017-10-28 10:21:33
Subject: Re: [DRGW] [SG] 54' TOFC

Galen Coupe wrote:
> Southern / NS, MKT and C&NW cars all appeared. Front Range did a car th=
at matched the Southern / NS cars. The later McKean car was a homologation=
of several designs but probably closest to some of the C&NW cars. MKT car=
had a unique side sill that doesn't match any anything commercially made, =
out of laziness I use an FRP car as a stand in. The FRP Sou cars were also=
light.=20

The SOU/NS cars were rebuilt from Pullman-Standard boxcars, while the MKT=
=92s were rebuilt from ACF boxcars, hence the side sill differences. That s=
aid, the side sill of the Front Range cars shold be relatively easy to reco=
untour to better match the sill on MKT cars. The CNW cars were mainly rebui=
lt from ex-P&LE SIECO boxcars and got new side sills in the process, and wo=
uld also be relatively easy to change.
Jim Eager

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