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[DRGW] Standard gauge Stock cars William Canelos sharronbillc@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-04-05 03:10:41
Re: [DRGW] Standard gauge Stock cars Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-04-05 09:21:48
Re: [DRGW] Standard gauge Stock cars Everett Degolyer everettdegolyer@yahoo.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-04-05 11:53:32
Re: [DRGW] Standard gauge Stock cars jimfitch3@gmail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...) 2017-04-05 17:00:53
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From: Jim Eager jeager@sympatico.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...)
Date: 2017-04-05 09:21:48
Subject: Re: [DRGW] Standard gauge Stock cars

Dave pointed you to the roster info on the RGM&HS site, and although he is right that there have been no updates the only ones I would add to the stcock car page are that one of the old Walthers (ex Train Miniatures) cars is somewhat close to the composite end 39000-39099 and 39400-39499 series. The Athearn car is similar to the steel end 36400-36499 series, but the diagonal side members run in the wrong direction, forming a Howe truss instead of a Pratt truss.

For examples see here (scrol to bottom):

Car color was black for most of the 20th century (mineral red very early on in the 1900s and 1910s), never silver/orange. Service years are listed in the table.

Jim Eager

> Anyone know what the road numbers were on SG stock cars and when they were last in service?
> Also how were they painted? Black? Silver/Orange?
> Thanks,
> Bill

Posted by: Jim Eager <jeager@sympatico.c...>

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